VMware Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8) and Horizon View Client for Windows (4.x before 4.6.1) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in JPEG2000 parser in the TPView.dll. On Workstation, this may allow a guest to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs Workstation. In the case of a Horizon View Client, this may allow a View desktop to execute code or perform a Denial of Service on the Windows OS that runs the Horizon View Client.
Published 2017-11-17 14:29:01
Updated 2017-12-04 16:10:15
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2017-4936

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-4936
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2017-4936 568
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-4936

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 29 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-4936

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.1
6.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-4936

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-4936

Products affected by CVE-2017-4936

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