This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host contains software with a known, local privilege
The installed version of VMware Player 5.x running on Linux is earlier
than 5.0.3. It therefore reportedly contains a vulnerability in its
handling of shared libraries. This issue may allow a local, malicious
user to escalate privileges to root on the host.
Update to VMware Player 5.0.3 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 71052 ()
Bugtraq ID: 63739
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5972
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