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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2012-1666
Last Modified 10 Sep 2012 12:00:00
Published 08 Sep 2012 06:28:20
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-1666

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VMware Tools in VMware Workstation before 8.0.4, VMware Player before 4.0.4, VMware Fusion before 4.1.2, VMware View before 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.1 before U3 and 5.0 before P03 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse tpfc.dll file in the current working directory.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Vmware Esx 4.1

  • Vmware Esx 5.0

Application

  • Vmware Fusion 4.0

  • Vmware Fusion 4.0.1

  • Vmware Fusion 4.0.2

  • Vmware Fusion 4.1

  • Vmware Fusion 4.1.1

  • Vmware Player 4.0

  • Vmware Player 4.0.0.18997

  • Vmware Player 4.0.1

  • Vmware Player 4.0.2

  • Vmware Player 4.0.3

  • Vmware View 4.6.0

  • Vmware View 5.0

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0.0.18997

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0.1

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0.1.27038

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0.2

  • Vmware Workstation 8.0.3


References

CONFIRM - https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esxi41_u3_rel_notes.html#resolvedissuessecurity

BUGTRAQ - 20120904 VMWare Tools susceptible to binary planting by hijack


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:00:32