Moderate

VMSA-2021-0015
6.8
2021-07-13
2021-07-13 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2021-22000
VMware ThinApp update addresses a DLL hijacking vulnerability (CVE-2021-22000)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware ThinApp
2. Introduction

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)

Description

VMware ThinApp contains a DLL hijacking vulnerability due to insecure loading of DLLs. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 6.8.

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

Resolution

To remediate  CVE-2021-22000, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below. 

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware ThinApp
5.x
Windows
CVE-2021-22000
moderate
5.2.10
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2021-07-13: VMSA-2021-0015
Initial security advisory.

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