CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 27, 2023
Updated: Feb 1, 2024
CWE ID 347


CVE-2023-34058 is a vulnerability found in VMware Tools. It is categorized as a high-severity vulnerability with a base score of 7.5. This vulnerability allows a malicious actor with Guest Operation Privileges in a target virtual machine to potentially elevate their privileges if that virtual machine has been assigned a more privileged Guest Alias. The affected products include various versions of i6iT5B, r6WjAQ, r6WjAR, i6iT5A, s5UiSY, r6WjAS, i6iT5D, i6iT5C, and others. The potential danger it poses to an organization is significant as it could lead to unauthorized access and control over the affected virtual machines. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update the VMware Tools to the latest version provided by VMware.

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