Vulnerability CVE-2012-4897


Published: 2012-10-05

Description:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in VMware Movie Decoder before 9.0 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in the installer directory.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Movie decoder 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79046
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0014.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55802
http://osvdb.org/85957
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-10/0069.html

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