Vulnerability CVE-2017-4921


Published: 2017-08-01

Description:
VMware vCenter Server (6.5 prior to 6.5 U1) contains an insecure library loading issue that occurs due to the use of LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable in an unsafe manner. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged host users to load a shared library that may lead to privilege escalation.

Vendor: Vmware
Product: Vcenter server 
Version: 6.5;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.5/10
6.4/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100006
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039013
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0013.html

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