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VMSA-2016-0010: DLL hijacking issue in Windows-based VMware Tools (CVE-2016-5330)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) August 06, 2016 October 19, 2016 October 29, 2017

Available Exploits 

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the HGFS (aka Shared Folders) feature in VMware Tools 10.0.5 in VMware ESXi 5.0 through 6.0, VMware Workstation Pro 12.1.x before 12.1.1, VMware Workstation Player 12.1.x before 12.1.1, and VMware Fusion 8.1.x before 8.1.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory.

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References

Solution

vmware-esxi50-upgrade-3982819

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