KLA11018
Multuple vulnerabilities in VMware products
Updated: 08/17/2018
CVSS
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7.5
Detect date
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05/18/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in VMware products. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code and cause a denial of service.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A heap-buffer overflow vulnerability can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;
  2. Multiple heap buffer-overflow vulnerabilities in the TPView.dll can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service;
  3. Multiple out-of-bounds read/write vulnerabilities in the TPView.dll can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service;
  4. An integer overlow vulnerability in the TPView.dll can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service;

Technical details

Vulnerability (1) exists in VMware Unified Access Gateway and VMware Horizon View.

Vulnerabilities (2),(3) are related to JPEG2000 and TTF (TrueType Font) parsers.

Exploitation of vulnerabilities (2),(3) is possibly only in case of virtual printing being enabled.  Note that this product feature is enabled by default on VMware Horizon View and not enabled on VM Workstation products.

Vulnerabilities (2)-(4) exist in VMware Horizon View Client for Windows and VMware Workstation products.

Vulnerability (4) is related to TTF (TrueType Font) parser.

NB: At this moment VMware has just reserved CVE numbers for this vulnerabilities. Information can be changed soon.

Affected products

VMware Horizon View 6.x before 6.2.4
VMware Horizon View 7.x before 7.1.0
VMware Horizon View Client 4.x for Windows before 4.4.0
VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.3
VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.3
VMware Unified Access Gateway 2.8x, 2.7x, 2.5x before 2.8.1 

Solution

Update to the latest versions
Download VMware Workstation Pro
Download VMware Workstation Player

Original advisories

VMware Security Advisory

Impacts
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ACE 
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DoS 
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CVE-IDS
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CVE-2017-4913
CVE-2017-4912
CVE-2017-4911
CVE-2017-4910
CVE-2017-4909
CVE-2017-4908
CVE-2017-4907