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Memory corruption vulnerability was found in VMware products. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can cause denial of service or gain privileges. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via an unknown vectors.

NB: This vulnerability have no public CVSS rating so rating can be changed by the time.

Technical details

This vulnerability related to VMware Tools “Shared Folders” (HGFS) feature running on Microsoft Windows. As workaround you can remove this feature. This vulnerability doesn’t allow privileges escalation from guest to host.

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CVE list

  • CVE-2015-6933

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