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CVE-2019-5511 Detail

Current Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3, 14.x before 14.1.6) running on Windows does not handle paths appropriately. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow the path to the VMX executable, on a Windows host, to be hijacked by a non-administrator leading to elevation of privilege.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0002.html Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:vmware:workstation
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From (including)
14.0.0
Up to (excluding)
14.1.6
 cpe:/a:vmware:workstation
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From (including)
15.0.0
Up to (excluding)
15.0.3
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5511
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/11/2019