Vulnerability CVE-2017-4936


Published: 2017-11-17

Description:
VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) and Horizon View Client for Windows (4.x before 4.6.1) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in JPEG2000 parser in the TPView.dll. On Workstation, this may allow a guest to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs Workstation. In the case of a Horizon View Client, this may allow a View desktop to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs the Horizon View Client.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

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 -> Horizon view 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101892
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039835
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039836
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0018.html

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