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CVE-2017-4945 Detail

Current Description

VMware Workstation (14.x and 12.x) and Fusion (10.x and 8.x) contain a guest access control vulnerability. This issue may allow program execution via Unity on locked Windows VMs. VMware Tools must be updated to 10.2.0 for each VM to resolve CVE-2017-4945. VMware Tools 10.2.0 is consumed by Workstation 14.1.0 and Fusion 10.1.0 by default.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102441 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040109 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040136 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.vmware.com/us/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0003.html Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:12.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:8.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:10.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:10.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:10.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-4945
NVD Published Date:
01/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019