Vulnerability CVE-2017-4918


Published: 2017-06-08

Description:
VMware Horizon View Client (2.x, 3.x and 4.x prior to 4.5.0) contains a command injection vulnerability in the service startup script. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged users to escalate their privileges to root on the Mac OSX system where the client is installed.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
VMware Horizons macOS Client Code Injection
Florian Bogner
12.07.2017

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Horizon view 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98984
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038642
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0011.html

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