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Security@vmware.comCVE-2022-31676
HistoryAug 23, 2022 - 8:15 p.m.

CVE-2022-31676

2022-08-2320:15:00
CWE-269
security@vmware.com
web.nvd.nist.gov
829
19
vmware tools
cve-2022-31676
local privilege escalation
nvd
security vulnerability

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.7 High

AI Score

Confidence

Low

4.3 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.4%

VMware Tools (12.0.0, 11.x.y and 10.x.y) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine.

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7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.7 High

AI Score

Confidence

Low

4.3 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.4%

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