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VMware Workstation: VMware Tools Display Driver Privilege Escalation (XPDM null pointer dereference) (VMSA-2012-0005) (CVE-2012-1508)

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VMware Workstation: VMware Tools Display Driver Privilege Escalation (XPDM null pointer dereference) (VMSA-2012-0005) (CVE-2012-1508)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/16/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
11/21/2016

Description

The XPDM display driver in VMware ESXi 4.0, 4.1, and 5.0; VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1; and VMware View before 4.6.1 allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-7_1_4

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