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VMware, Inc. VMware Tools: Vulnerability (VMSA-2016-0010) (CVE-2016-5330)

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VMware, Inc. VMware Tools: Vulnerability (VMSA-2016-0010) (CVE-2016-5330)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/08/2016
Created
01/29/2020
Added
01/23/2020
Modified
01/23/2020

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-vmware_tools-upgrade-10_0_6

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