KLA10814Privilege escalation vulnerability in VMware Player and Workstation

2016-05-18T00:00:00
ID KLA10814
Type kaspersky
Reporter Kaspersky Lab
Modified 2018-07-05T00:00:00

Description

CVSS:

10.0

Detect date:

05/18/2016

Severity:

Critical

Description:

An improper file access was found in VMware products. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can gain privileges. This vulnerability can be exploited locally.

Affected products:

VMware Workstation 11 versions earlier than 11.1.3
VMware Player 7 versions earlier than 7.1.3

Solution:

Update to the latest version
VMware products download page

Original advisories:

VMware advisory

Impacts:

PE

Related products:

VMware Workstation

CVE-IDS:

CVE-2016-2077