CVE-2016-5330 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the HGFS (aka Shared Folders) feature in VMware Tools 10.0.5 in VMware ESXi 5.0 through 6.0, VMware Workstation Pro 12.1.x before 12.1.1, VMware Workstation Player 12.1.x before 12.1.1, and VMware Fusion 8.1.x before 8.1.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/windows/misc/vmhgfs_webdav_dll_sideload
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539131/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92323
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036544
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036545
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036619
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0010.html Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 
https://securify.nl/advisory/SFY20151201/dll_side_loading_vulnerability_in_vmware_host_guest_client_redirector.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5330
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018
Source:
MITRE