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VMware VMware Tools: Local privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0002) (CVE-2020-3941)

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VMware VMware Tools: Local privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0002) (CVE-2020-3941)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/23/2020
Created
01/29/2020
Added
01/23/2020
Modified
02/20/2020

Description

The repair operation of VMware Tools for Windows has a race condition. A malicious actor on the guest VM might exploit the race condition and escalate their privileges on a Windows VM. This issue affects VMware Tools for Windows version 10.x.y as the affected functionality is not present in VMware Tools 11.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-vmware_tools-upgrade-11_0_0

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