Vigil@nce - VMware ESXi: denial of service via Hostd Failed Login
September 2019 by
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: intranet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 10/07/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker, inside a guest system, can trigger a fatal error via Hostd Failed Login of VMware ESXi, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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