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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2017-4918 Horizon View Client command injection vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0011)

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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2017-4918 Horizon View Client command injection vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0011)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/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 Horizon View Client (2.x, 3.x and 4.x prior to 4.5.0) contains a command injection vulnerability in the service startup script. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged users to escalate their privileges to root on the Mac OSX system where the client is installed.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-horizon-client-upgrade-4_5_0

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