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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation installer DLL hijacking issue (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7085)

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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation installer DLL hijacking issue (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7085)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/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

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0 and VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in an unspecified directory.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-12_5_0

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