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VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation, Fusion and Horizon View Client updates address a DLL hijacking issue (VMSA-2017-0018) (CVE-2017-4939)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 16, 2017 November 19, 2017 December 04, 2017

Description

VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) installer contains a DLL hijacking issue that exists due to some DLL files loaded by the application improperly. This issue may allow an attacker to load a DLL file of the attacker's choosing that could execute arbitrary code.

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Solution

vmware-workstation-upgrade-12_5_8