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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2019-5543 VMware Horizon Client, VMRC and Workstation privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0004)

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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2019-5543 VMware Horizon Client, VMRC and Workstation privilege escalation vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0004)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/16/2020
Created
07/16/2022
Added
05/25/2022
Modified
06/27/2022

Description

For VMware Horizon Client for Windows (5.x and prior before 5.3.0), VMware Remote Console for Windows (10.x before 11.0.0), VMware Workstation for Windows (15.x before 15.5.2) the folder containing configuration files for the VMware USB arbitration service was found to be writable by all users. A local user on the system where the software is installed may exploit this issue to run commands as any user.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-horizon-client-upgrade-5_3_0

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