Published: 11/07/2019 Updated: 11/07/2019

Vulnerability Summary

A vulnerability in VMware ESXi could allow an unauthenticated, remote malicious user to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability exists because the affected software mishandles failed login attempts. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by making multiple failed login attempts to an EXSi host. A successful exploit could allow the malicious user to cause a DoS condition on the system. VMware has confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.

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