CVE-2017-4935 Detail

Current Description

VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) and Horizon View Client for Windows (4.x before 4.6.1) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in JPEG2000 parser in the TPView.dll. On Workstation, this may allow a guest to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs Workstation. In the case of a Horizon View Client, this may allow a View desktop to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs the Horizon View Client. Exploitation is only possible if virtual printing has been enabled. This feature is not enabled by default on Workstation but it is enabled by default on Horizon View Client.


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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:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101902 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039835 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039836 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0018.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-4935
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/03/2017
Source:
VMware