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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-31676): Open VM Tools vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2022-31676): Open VM Tools vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/23/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/25/2022
Modified
09/02/2022

Description

VMware Tools (12.0.0, 11.x.y and 10.x.y) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-open-vm-tools

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