KLA10933
Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware Workstation Pro and VMware Workstation Player
Updated: 11/06/2018
CVSS
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7.2
Detect date
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12/29/2016
Severity
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High
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0 and VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to gain priveleges, execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An unknown vulnerability can be exploited locally via a Trojan horse setup64.exe file placed in the installation directory to gain privileges;
  2. Untrusted search path vulnerability can be exploited locally via a Trojain horse DLL placed in an unspecified directory to gain privileges;
  3. An unknown vulnerability can be exploited locally via a JPEG 2000 image to execute arbitrary code on the host OS or cause a denial of service.

Technical details

Vulnerability (3) occurs in tpview.dll if Cortado ThinPrint virtual printing is enabled.

Affected products

VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0
VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0

Solution

Update to the latest version
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Original advisories

VMSA-2016-0014

Impacts
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ACE 
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DoS 
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PE 
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Related products
VMware Workstation
VMware Player
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2016-7086
CVE-2016-7085
CVE-2016-7084