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VMware Player: VMware Tools Incorrect Folder Permissions Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2012-0007) (CVE-2012-1518)

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VMware Player: VMware Tools Incorrect Folder Permissions Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2012-0007) (CVE-2012-1518)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.2, VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.2, VMware Fusion 4.x before 4.1.2, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.0, and VMware ESX 3.5 through 4.1 use an incorrect ACL for the VMware Tools folder, which allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-3_1_6
  • vmware-player-upgrade-4_0_2

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