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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client updates address a guest RPC NULL pointer dereference vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0018) (CVE-2017-4938)

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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client updates address a guest RPC NULL pointer dereference vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0018) (CVE-2017-4938)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/20/2017
Modified
12/06/2017

Description

VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) and Fusion (8.x before 8.5.9) contain a guest RPC NULL pointer dereference vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-12_5_8

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