Workload misconfigurations

VMware Virtual Machine with connected serial ports

  • Non-platform specific

Compliance Frameworks
  • CIS VMware ESXi 7


A VMware virtual machine is a software-based emulation of a physical computer. It was detected that the VMware VM {VmwareVm.Name} has a connected serial port. Removing unnecessary hardware devices can reduce the number of potential attack channels and help prevent attacks.