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

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

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi50-upgrade-3982819
  • vmware-esxi51-upgrade-3872664
  • vmware-esxi55-upgrade-4179631
  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-3620759

References

  • vmware-esxi50-upgrade-3982819
  • vmware-esxi51-upgrade-3872664
  • vmware-esxi55-upgrade-4179631
  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-3620759

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