Vulnerability CVE-2017-4939


Published: 2017-11-17

Description:
VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) installer contains a DLL hijacking issue that exists due to some DLL files loaded by the application improperly. This issue may allow an attacker to load a DLL file of the attacker's choosing that could execute arbitrary code.

Type:

CWE-426

(Untrusted Search Path)

Vendor: Vmware
Product: Workstation 
Version:
12.5.7
12.5.6
12.5.5
12.5.4
12.5.3
12.5.2
12.5.1
12.5.0
12.1.1
12.0.1
12.0.0

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101890
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0018.html

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