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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2020-3991 File system access control denial-of-service vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0022)

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VMware Horizon Client: CVE-2020-3991 File system access control denial-of-service vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0022)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/16/2020
Created
07/16/2022
Added
05/24/2022
Modified
06/27/2022

Description

VMware Horizon Client for Windows (5.x before 5.5.0) contains a denial-of-service vulnerability due to a file system access control issue during install time. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an attacker to overwrite certain admin privileged files through a symbolic link attack at install time. This will result into a denial-of-service condition on the machine where Horizon Client for Windows is installed.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-horizon-client-upgrade-5_5_0

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