VMware Movie Decoder < 9.0 Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution (VMSA-2012-0014)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The movie decoder installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a
DLL loading vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware Movie Decoder installed on the remote host is
earlier than 9.0 and is, therefore, affected by a DLL loading
vulnerability.

This issue potentially allows for a local attacker to execute custom
code by writing a malicious executable into the same directory as the
VMware Movie Installer.

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0014.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000192.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Movie Decoder 9.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 63113 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55802

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4897

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