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CVE-2012-1666 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VMware Tools in VMware Workstation before 8.0.4, VMware Player before 4.0.4, VMware Fusion before 4.1.2, VMware View before 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.1 before U3 and 5.0 before P03 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse tpfc.dll file in the current working directory.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path'

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-09/0013.html
https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esxi41_u3_rel_notes.html#resolvedissuessecurity

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1.27038:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8.0.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.0.3

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.1.1

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.0

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1666
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2012