CVE-2016-7083

Published on: 12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Windows from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0 and VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0 on Windows, when Cortado ThinPrint virtual printing is enabled, allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS or cause a denial of service (host OS memory corruption) via TrueType fonts embedded in EMFSPOOL.

  • CVE-2016-7083 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL HIGH LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
CHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 5.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
VMware Workstation - 'vprintproxy.exe' TrueType NAME Tables Heap Buffer Overflow (PoC) - Windows dos Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
text/html
URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40398
Multiple VMware Workstation Products Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92934
VMware Workstation/Player Flaws Let Local Guest System Users Gain Elevated Privileges on the Host System - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036805
VMSA-2016-0014 Vendor Advisory
www.vmware.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0014.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.1.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Player12.1.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.1.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareWorkstation Pro12.1.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_player:12.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation_pro:12.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: