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VMware Player: Guest privilege escalation in VMware Tools (VMSA-2014-0005) (CVE-2014-3793)

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VMware Player: Guest privilege escalation in VMware Tools (VMSA-2014-0005) (CVE-2014-3793)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/31/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

VMware Tools in VMware Workstation 10.x before 10.0.2, VMware Player 6.x before 6.0.2, VMware Fusion 6.x before 6.0.3, and VMware ESXi 5.0 through 5.5, when a Windows 8.1 guest OS is used, allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (kernel NULL pointer dereference and guest OS crash) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-6_0_2

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