Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

VMware Player: VMware Workstation heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities via Cortado ThinPrint (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7081)

Back to Search

VMware Player: VMware Workstation heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities via Cortado ThinPrint (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7081)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/24/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0 and VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0 on Windows, when Cortado ThinPrint virtual printing is enabled, allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-12_5_0

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;