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Vulnerability of VMware Workstation: executing DLL code

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a malicious DLL, and then put it in the current directory of VMware Workstation, in order to execute code.
Impacted products: VMware Workstation.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/05/2019.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2019-AVI-217, CVE-2019-5526, VIGILANCE-VUL-29307, VMSA-2019-0007.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a malicious DLL, and then put it in the current directory of VMware Workstation, in order to execute code.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as VMware Workstation.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet server.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a specialist ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware Workstation: version 15.1.0.
The version 15.1.0 is fixed:
  https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation
  https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/index.html
  https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer
  https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Player/index.html
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