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VMware Workstation: VMware VMnc Codec frame decompression remote code execution (VMSA-2010-0018) (CVE-2010-4294)

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VMware Workstation: VMware VMnc Codec frame decompression remote code execution (VMSA-2010-0018) (CVE-2010-4294)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/06/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
06/03/2016

Description

The frame decompression functionality in the VMnc media codec in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.5 build 328052 and 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548, VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.5 build 328052 and 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548 on Windows, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.5 build 246459 and 3.x before 3.1.2 build 301548 on Windows, and VMware Server 2.x on Windows does not properly validate an unspecified size field, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted video file.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-6_5_5
  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-7_1_2

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