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VMware Player: VMware Workstation and Player DLL binary planting vulnerability (VMSA-2012-0015) (CVE-2012-5459)

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VMware Player: VMware Workstation and Player DLL binary planting vulnerability (VMSA-2012-0015) (CVE-2012-5459)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/14/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5 and VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.5 on Windows allows host OS users to gain host OS privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in a "system folder."

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-4_0_5

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