CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 13, 2023
Updated: Oct 16, 2023
CWE ID 287


CVE-2023-20867 is a vulnerability that affects ESXi hosts. A fully compromised host can cause VMware Tools to fail in authenticating host-to-guest operations, which can impact the confidentiality and integrity of the guest virtual machine. The vulnerability has a risk score of 89. The base severity is rated as low, with a base score of 3.9. The privileges required for exploitation are high, and the attack vector is local. There is no user interaction required for this vulnerability. The impact on confidentiality and integrity is also low. The vulnerability has been categorized as CWE-287, which refers to improper authentication.

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