CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 20, 2023
Updated: Oct 28, 2023
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-34044 is a vulnerability that affects VMware Workstation versions 17.x prior to 17.5 and Fusion versions 13.x prior to 13.5. The vulnerability is an out-of-bounds read issue in the functionality for sharing host Bluetooth devices with a virtual machine. A malicious actor with local administrative privileges on a virtual machine could exploit this vulnerability to read privileged information from the hypervisor memory of the virtual machine. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base score of 7.1 out of 10, and it poses a high risk to organizations in terms of confidentiality impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their VMware Workstation and Fusion software to version 17.5 and 13.5 respectively, or apply any available patches or fixes provided by VMware.

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