Mageia 2022-0342: open-vm-tools security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2022-0342 - Updated open-vm-tools packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Sep 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0342.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-31676

A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can
escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine (CVE-2022-31676).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30770
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/O4TZF6QRJIDECGMEGBPXJCHZ6YC3VZ6Z/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31676

SRPMS:
- 8/core/open-vm-tools-11.2.5-1.1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0342: open-vm-tools security update

A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine (CVE-2022-31676)

Summary

A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine (CVE-2022-31676).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30770

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/O4TZF6QRJIDECGMEGBPXJCHZ6YC3VZ6Z/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31676

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0342 - Updated open-vm-tools packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/open-vm-tools-11.2.5-1.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 21 Sep 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0342.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2022-31676

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