1. Impacted Products
- VMware ThinApp
A DLL hijacking vulnerability in VMware ThinApp was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.
3. VMware ThinApp update addresses a DLL hijacking vulnerability (CVE-2021-22000)
Known Attack Vectors
A malicious actor with non-administrative privileges may exploit this vulnerability to elevate privileges to administrator level on the Windows operating system having VMware ThinApp installed on it
To remediate CVE-2021-22000, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.
VMware would like to thank Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 for reporting this issue to us.
Fixed Version(s) and Release Notes:
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