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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-22040

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the XHCI USB controller. A malicious actor with local administrative privileges on a virtual machine may exploit this issue to execute code as the virtual machine's VMX process running on the host.
Publish Date : 2022-02-16 Last Update Date : 2022-02-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-22040

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Cloud Foundation * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware Esxi 6.5 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 6.5 650-202202401 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908216 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810209 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908104 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201901001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904216-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810220 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201905001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904208-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904222 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202103001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004002 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202008001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912402 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908211 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810204 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810231 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904214 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904227-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904206 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904219-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904211-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904225 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904203-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004405 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201911001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810215 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908206 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904201 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810102 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810226 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908217 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810210 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908201 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201901401 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201806001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904217 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810221 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201906002 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904209 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904222-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202111101 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004301 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202010001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912403 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908212 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810205 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810232 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904214-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904228 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904206-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904220 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904225-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904204 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904217-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004406 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810216 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908207 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904201-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810103 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810227 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904212 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810211 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908202 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201901402 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201807001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810222 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908101 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904209-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904223 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004401 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908218 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912404 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908213 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810206 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810233 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904215 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904228-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904207 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904220-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202011001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904218 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004407 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912101 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810217 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908208 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904202 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810201 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810228 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904212-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904226 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904204-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908203 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201901403 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201808001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810223 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904210 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904223-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004402 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908219 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810212 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912405 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908214 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810207 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908102 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810234 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904215-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904229 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904207-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904221 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202011002 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904218-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004408 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912102 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810218 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908209 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904202-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810202 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810229 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904213 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904226-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904205 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810224 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904210-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904224 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004403 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908220 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810213 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908204 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201903001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908215 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810208 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908103 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201811001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904216 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810219 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904229-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904208 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904221-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202102001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202006001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201912401 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908210 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904203 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810203 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810230 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904213-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904227 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904205-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904219 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
157 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810225 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
158 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904211 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
159 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904224-ug * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
160 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-202004404 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
161 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908221 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
162 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810214 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
163 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201908205 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
164 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201904001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
165 OS Vmware Esxi 6.7 670-201810101 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
166 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
167 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
168 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
169 OS Vmware Esxi 7.0 Update 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
170 Application Vmware Fusion * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
171 Application Vmware Workstation Player * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
172 Application Vmware Workstation Pro * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Cloud Foundation 1
Vmware Esxi 168
Vmware Fusion 1
Vmware Workstation Player 1
Vmware Workstation Pro 1

- References For CVE-2021-22040

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0004.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-22040

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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