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VMWare OVF Tools Format String Vulnerability
18 February 2013
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Format string vulnerability in VMware OVF Tool 2.1 on Windows, as used in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5, VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.5, and other products, allows user-assisted remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OVF file.

ID: CVE-2012-3569
Vendor: VMWare

CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


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