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Oracle Linux 9 : open-vm-tools (ELSA-2022-6358)

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2022-6358 advisory. - VMware Tools (12.0.0, 11.x.y and 10.x.y) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine. (CVE-2022-31676) Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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