KLA10854
Privileges escalation vulnerabilities in VMware products
Updated: 08/17/2018
CVSS
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4.4
Detect date
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08/07/2016
Severity
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Warning
Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability was found in VMware products. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can gain privileges. This vulnerability can be exploited locally via DLL hijack.


Technical details

This vulnerability related to HGFS (aka Shared Folders) feature.

Affected products

VMware Workstation 12.1 versions earlier than 12.1.1
VMware Player 12.1 versions earlier than 12.1.1
VMware Fusion 8.1 versions earlier than 8.1.1
 

Solution

Update to the latest version
VMware downloads page

Original advisories

VMware advisory

Impacts
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PE 
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CVE-IDS
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CVE-2016-5330