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CVE-2017-4918 Detail

Current Description

VMware Horizon View Client (2.x, 3.x and 4.x prior to 4.5.0) contains a command injection vulnerability in the service startup script. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged users to escalate their privileges to root on the Mac OSX system where the client is installed.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98984 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038642
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0011.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:horizon_view:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-4918
NVD Published Date:
06/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/07/2017