VMware Workstation 12.x < 12.5.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2016-0014)

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


Synopsis :

A virtualization application installed on the remote host is affected
by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote host is
12.x prior to 12.5.0. It is, therefore, affected by multiple
vulnerabilities :

- A heap buffer overflow condition exists in Cortado
ThinPrint due to improper validation of user-supplied
input. An attacker on the guest can exploit this to
cause a denial of service condition or the execution of
arbitrary code on the host system. (CVE-2016-7081)

- A memory corruption issue exists in Cortado Thinprint
due to improper handling of specially crafted EMF files.
An attacker on the guest can exploit this to cause a
denial of service condition or the execution of
arbitrary code on the host system. (CVE-2016-7082)

- A memory corruption issue exists in Cortado Thinprint
due to improper handling of TrueType fonts embedded in
EMFSPOOL. An attacker on the guest can exploit this to
cause a denial of service condition or the execution of
arbitrary code on the host system. (CVE-2016-7083)

- A memory corruption issue exists in Cortado Thinprint
due to improper handling of specially crafted JPEG2000
images. An attacker on the guest can exploit this to
cause a denial of service condition or the execution of
arbitrary code on the host system. (CVE-2016-7084)

- A flaw exits due to improper loading of some dynamic
link library (DLL) files that allows an attacker to load
a DLL file and thereby execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-7085)

- A flaw exists in the Workstation installer due to
insecure loading of executables. An attacker can exploit
this, via a crafted application named 'setup64.exe'
inserted into the same directory as the installer, to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-7086)

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0014.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Workstation 12.5.0 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 93521 ()

Bugtraq ID: 92934
92935
92940
92941

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7081
CVE-2016-7082
CVE-2016-7083
CVE-2016-7084
CVE-2016-7085
CVE-2016-7086

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