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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0023) (CVE-2019-5539)

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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0023) (CVE-2019-5539)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/23/2019
Created
12/28/2019
Added
12/27/2019
Modified
01/06/2020

Description

VMware Workstation (15.x prior to 15.5.1) and Horizon View Agent (7.10.x prior to 7.10.1 and 7.5.x prior to 7.5.4) contain a DLL hijacking vulnerability due to insecure loading of a DLL by Cortado Thinprint. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to escalate their privileges to administrator on a Windows machine where Workstation or View Agent is installed.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-15_5_1

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