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Open VM Tools vulnerability

Description

## Releases * Ubuntu 16.04 ESM ## Packages * open-vm-tools \- Open VMware Tools for virtual machines hosted on VMware USN-5578-1 fixed a vulnerability in Open VM Tools. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Open VM Tools incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker inside the guest could possibly use this issue to gain root privileges inside the virtual machine.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 Available with Ubuntu Pro
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools-dbgsym 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools-desktop 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools-desktop-dbgsym 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools-dev 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 16.04 open-vm-tools-dkms 2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1

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