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VMware Player: VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows host privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2015-0005) (CVE-2015-3650)

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VMware Player: VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows host privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2015-0005) (CVE-2015-3650)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/10/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/10/2015
Modified
10/24/2016

Description

vmware-vmx.exe in VMware Workstation 7.x through 10.x before 10.0.7 and 11.x before 11.1.1, VMware Player 5.x and 6.x before 6.0.7 and 7.x before 7.1.1, and VMware Horizon Client 5.x local-mode before 5.4.2 on Windows does not provide a valid DACL pointer during the setup of the vprintproxy.exe process, which allows host OS users to gain host OS privileges by injecting a thread.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-6_0_7
  • vmware-player-upgrade-7_1_1

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