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CVE-2019-5526 Detail

Current Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a DLL hijacking issue because some DLL files are improperly loaded by the application. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to escalate their privileges to administrator on a windows host where Workstation is installed.

Source:  MITRE
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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:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152946/VMware-Workstation-DLL-Hijacking.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108333 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0007.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
15.0.0
Up to (excluding)
15.1.0


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5526
NVD Published Date:
05/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2019