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CVE-2023-34059

Published: 26 October 2023

open-vm-tools contains a file descriptor hijack vulnerability in the vmware-user-suid-wrapper. A malicious actor with non-root privileges may be able to hijack the /dev/uinput file descriptor allowing them to simulate user inputs.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.0

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
open-vm-tools
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Needs triage

xenial
Released (2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm4)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
bionic
Released (2:11.0.5-4ubuntu0.18.04.3+esm3)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream Needs triage

focal
Released (2:11.3.0-2ubuntu0~ubuntu20.04.7)
jammy
Released (2:12.1.5-3~ubuntu0.22.04.4)
lunar
Released (2:12.1.5-3ubuntu0.23.04.3)
mantic
Released (2:12.3.0-1ubuntu0.1)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.0
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity High
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H