Threat Encyclopedia

XML External Entity (XXE) Vulnerability for VMware Tools

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VMware Tools for Windows(12.0.0, 11.x.y and 10.x.y) contains an XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability. A malicious actor with non-administrative local user privileges in the Windows guest OS, where VMware Tools is installed, may exploit this issue leading to a denial-of-service condition or unintended information disclosure.

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VMware Tools

CVE References

CVE-2022-22977

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