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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-4908 CVE-2017-4909 CVE-2017-4910

VMware Workstation: multiple vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker in a guest system can use several vulnerabilities of VMware Workstation, in order to attack the host system.
Impacted products: VMware Workstation.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/04/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-117, CVE-2017-4908, CVE-2017-4909, CVE-2017-4910, CVE-2017-4911, CVE-2017-4912, CVE-2017-4913, VIGILANCE-VUL-22498, VMSA-2017-0008, VMSA-2017-0008.1.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in VMware Workstation.

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via Cortado ThinPrint, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; CVE-2017-4908, CVE-2017-4909]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via Cortado ThinPrint, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; CVE-2017-4910, CVE-2017-4911, CVE-2017-4912]

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via Cortado ThinPrint, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; CVE-2017-4913]
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