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CVE-2022-31676 - VMware Tools vulnerability





CVE-2022-31676 - VMware Tools vulnerability


Product: LoadMaster

Version: Any

Platform: Any

Application: Any

Question/Problem Description:

In August 2022, VMware warned users to update their VMware Tools due to a vulnerability in CVE-2022-31676. Is the LoadMaster vulnerable to this?

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Our security team has concluded that the LoadMaster is NOT vulnerable:

  • The LoadMaster utilizes version 9.4.0 of Open VMware Tools as of loadmaster firmware version 7.2.55, which is not affected by this CVE.
  • To exploit the vulnerability it would require shell access to the LoadMaster OS, which is not normally available to users.
  • VMware Tools version 12.1.0 addresses the advertised vulnerability.
Notes:  VMSA-2022-0024 (

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