Today, VMware has released the following new security advisory:
“VMSA-2018-0008 – Workstation and Fusion updates address a denial-of-service vulnerability
This documents the remediation of an Important severity denial-of-service vulnerability (CVE-2018-6957) affecting VMware Workstation and Fusion. This issue can be triggered by opening a large number of VNC sessions. In order for exploitation to be possible, VNC must be manually enabled on Workstation and Fusion.
VMware Workstation 14.1.1 and Fusion 10.1.1 fix this issue. Workaround KB52934 is available for VMware Workstation 12.x and Fusion 8.x.
We would like to thank Lilith Wyatt of Cisco Talos for reporting this issue to us.
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