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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1666

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VMware Tools in VMware Workstation before 8.0.4, VMware Player before 4.0.4, VMware Fusion before 4.1.2, VMware View before 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.1 before U3 and 5.0 before P03 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse tpfc.dll file in the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2012-09-08 Last Update Date : 2012-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1666

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Fusion * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Player * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Player 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Player * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Player 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Player 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware View * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware View 4.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Workstation * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Workstation * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 2
Vmware Fusion 5
Vmware Player 5
Vmware View 2
Vmware Workstation 6

- References For CVE-2012-1666
BUGTRAQ 20120904 VMWare Tools susceptible to binary planting by hijack CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1666

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