CVE-2012-1666

medium
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Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VMware Tools in VMware Workstation before 8.0.4, VMware Player before 4.0.4, VMware Fusion before 4.1.2, VMware View before 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.1 before U3 and 5.0 before P03 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse tpfc.dll file in the current working directory.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-09/0013.html

https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esxi41_u3_rel_notes.html#resolvedissuessecurity

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-09-08

Updated: 2012-09-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
59966VMSA-2012-0012 : VMware ESXi update to third-party libraryNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high