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Overview

Id VMwPlayer315
Name VMware VMSA-2011-0011 VMware Player 3.1.5 for Windows (Update) (All Languages) (See Notes)
Vendor Name vmware
Product VMWare
Content Type Critical - 05 Critical - 05
Language(s) ENGLISH 
Operating System(s) Windows 
Released On 04 Oct 2011 12:00:00

VMwPlayer315

VMware VMSA-2011-0011 VMware Player 3.1.5 for Windows (Update) (All Languages) (See Notes)

Vendor Name

vmware

Product

VMWare

Released On

04 Oct 2011 12:00:00

Url

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0011.html

Description

About This Update:
Player 3.1.5 addresses a buffer overflow vulnerability present in the way UDF file systems are handled. This issue could allow for code execution if a user installs from a malicious ISO image that was specially crafted by an attacker.

Important Notes:

  • VMware, Inc. has identified several known issues that may cause update installations to fail; please see VMware's documentation about this update for more information
  • This update must be installed manually by a user with administrative rights
  • The 'VMware-player-3.1.5-491717.exe' will be located in the System temp directory (i.e. 'C:\Windows\Temp') upon deployment
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    Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:19:45