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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2017-4908 Multiple heap-based buffer overflow issues via Cortado ThinPrint (VMSA-2017-0008)

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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2017-4908 Multiple heap-based buffer overflow issues via Cortado ThinPrint (VMSA-2017-0008)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/08/2017
Created
07/16/2022
Added
05/25/2022
Modified
06/27/2022

Description

VMware Workstation (12.x prior to 12.5.3) and Horizon View Client (4.x prior to 4.4.0) contain multiple heap buffer-overflow vulnerabilities in JPEG2000 parser in the TPView.dll. On Workstation, this may allow a guest to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs Workstation. In the case of a Horizon View Client, this may allow a View desktop to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs the Horizon View Client. Exploitation is only possible if virtual printing has been enabled. This feature is not enabled by default on Workstation but it is enabled by default on Horizon View.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-horizon-client-upgrade-4_4_0

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