Vulnerability identifier: #VU46759
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: VMware, Inc
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to the way the affected software allows configuring the system wide path. A local user can trick an admin user into executing malicious code on the system where Fusion is installed.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.
Vulnerable software versions
VMware Fusion: 11.0.0, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 11.0.3, 11.1.0, 11.1.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.2, 11.5.3, 11.5.5
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.