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CVE-2016-5330 Detail

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.


Metrics

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CVSS 4.0 Severity and Vector Strings:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/windows/misc/vmhgfs_webdav_dll_sideload Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539131/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92323 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036544 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036545 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036619 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
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 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

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:
11/05/2021
Source:
MITRE