VMware vmrun, as used in VIX API 1.x before 1.10.3 and VMware
Workstation 6.5.x and 7.x before 7.1.4 build 385536 on Linux, might
allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library
in an unspecified directory.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20110330 VMSA-2011-0006 VMware vmrun utility local privilege escalation
Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when
the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not
necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was
discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly
disclosed, or updated in CVE.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security