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prionPRIOn knowledge basePRION:CVE-2022-31676
HistoryAug 23, 2022 - 8:15 p.m.

Privilege escalation

2022-08-2320:15:00
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vmware
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privilege escalation
vulnerability
nvd

AI Score

7.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0

Percentile

5.1%

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.