VMware Workstation 11.x < 11.1.3 Host Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2016-0005)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A virtualization application installed on the remote host is affected
by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote host is 11.x
prior to 11.1.3. It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation
vulnerability due to an improperly referenced executable. A local
attacker can exploit this to gain elevated permissions on the host

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Workstation version 11.1.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 91227 ()

Bugtraq ID: 90706

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2077

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