4.6
CVSSv2

CVE-2020-8871

Published: 23/03/2020 Updated: 25/03/2020
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 3.9
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

This vulnerability allows local malicious users to escalate privileges on affected installations of Parallels Desktop 15.1.0-47107 . An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute high-privileged code on the target guest system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the VGA virtual device. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute code in the context of the hypervisor. Was ZDI-CAN-9403.

Vulnerability Trend

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
ParallelsParallels Desktop14.0.0, 14.0.1, 14.1.0, 14.1.1, 14.1.2, 14.1.3, 15.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.1.1, 15.1.2