CVE-2016-7085

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:07 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Windows from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in VMware Workstation Pro 12.x before 12.5.0 and VMware Workstation Player 12.x before 12.5.0 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in an unspecified directory.

  • CVE-2016-7085 has been assigned by URL Logo [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 LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
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
Multiple VMware Workstation Products CVE-2016-7085 DLL Loading Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92940

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: