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Secunia Security Advisory 50093

Secunia Security Advisory 50093
Posted Aug 17, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware Workstation and VMware Player, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to gain escalated privileges.

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MD5 | 84e4aeaad5ea0f9fed3c71f491569980

Secunia Security Advisory 50093

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TITLE:
VMware Workstation / Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50093

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50093/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50093

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-17

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50093/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50093/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50093

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware Workstation and
VMware Player, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a
guest virtual machine to gain escalated privileges.

For more information see vulnerabilities #1, #3, and #4 in:
SA49019

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
* VMware Workstation prior to version 7.1.6.
* VMware Player prior to versions 3.1.6.

SOLUTION:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0009.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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