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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation installer insecure executable loading vulnerability (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7086)

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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation installer insecure executable loading vulnerability (VMSA-2016-0014) (CVE-2016-7086)

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

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 setup64.exe file in the installation directory.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-12_5_0

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