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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-4939

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.
Publish Date : 2017-11-17 Last Update Date : 2017-12-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 426

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-4939

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Workstation 12.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Workstation 12.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Workstation 12.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Workstation 12.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Workstation 11

- References For CVE-2017-4939 CONFIRM
BID 101890 VMware Workstation DLL Loading CVE-2017-4939 Local Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2017-11-28

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-4939

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