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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2022-0002) (CVE-2022-22938)

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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2022-0002) (CVE-2022-22938)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/28/2022
Created
02/18/2022
Added
02/17/2022
Modified
02/17/2022

Description

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.2.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.3) contains a denial-of-service vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component. The issue exists in TrueType font parser. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine or remote desktop may exploit this issue to trigger a denial-of-service condition in the Thinprint service running on the host machine where VMware Workstation or Horizon Client for Windows is installed.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-16_2_2

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