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CVE-2017-4921 Detail

Current Description

VMware vCenter Server (6.5 prior to 6.5 U1) contains an insecure library loading issue that occurs due to the use of LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable in an unsafe manner. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged host users to load a shared library that may lead to privilege escalation.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100006 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039013 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0013.html Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-4921
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019