VMware Tools in VMware Workstation 10.x before 10.0.2, VMware Player 6.x before 6.0.2, VMware Fusion 6.x before 6.0.3, and VMware ESXi 5.0 through 5.5, when a Windows 8.1 guest OS is used, allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (kernel NULL pointer dereference and guest OS crash) via unspecified vectors.
"CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference"
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20140530 NEW VMSA-2014-0005 - VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion, and ESXi patches address a guest privilege escalation