VMware Workstation 11.x < 11.1.3 Host Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2016-0005)
High Nessus Plugin ID 91227
SynopsisA virtualization application installed on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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 system.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation version 11.1.3 or later.