CVE-2017-4898

2017-06-07T18:29:00
ID CVE-2017-4898
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-10-03T00:03:00

Description

VMware Workstation Pro/Player 12.x before 12.5.3 contains a DLL loading vulnerability that occurs due to the "vmware-vmx" process loading DLLs from a path defined in the local environment-variable. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow normal users to escalate privileges to System in the host machine where VMware Workstation is installed.