VMware vMA addresses a security issue
vMA 5 patch 1 (18.104.22.168)
a. VMware Library file loading Privilege Escalation
A flaw in the way library files are loaded could allow for privilege escalation.
VMware would like to thank Thorsten Tüllmann for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-2752 to this issue.
Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
* Customers who are running vMA 4.0 and vMA 4.1 would need to update to vMA 5.0 Patch 2 (22.214.171.124) to remediate this issue.
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vMA 5.0 patch 2 (126.96.36.199) on 2012-05-25.
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