VMware announced on last Friday that they found a vulnerability which
VMware ESXi, Fusion and Workstation contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host. The issue is present if vmxnet3 is enabled. Non-vmxnet3 virtual adapters are not affected by this issue.
VMware would like to thank the organizers of GeekPwn2018 and security researcher Zhangyanyu of Chaitin Tech for reporting this issue to us
Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each
To check all details and update links for each version of ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion please check below VMware official link.