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VMware Player: VMware shared library privilege escalation (VMSA-2013-0013) (CVE-2013-5972)

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VMware Player: VMware shared library privilege escalation (VMSA-2013-0013) (CVE-2013-5972)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/18/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
07/21/2014

Description

VMware Workstation 9.x before 9.0.3 and VMware Player 5.x before 5.0.3 on Linux do not properly handle shared libraries, which allows host OS users to gain host OS privileges via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-5_0_3

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