VMware Horizon Client for Linux (4.x before 4.8.0 and prior) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability due to insecure usage of SUID binary. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged users to escalate their privileges to root on a Linux machine where Horizon Client is installed.
Published 2018-05-29 20:29:03
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source VMware
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6964

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6964

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2018-6964

Products affected by CVE-2018-6964

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