CVE-2017-4918: Code Injection in VMware Horizonas macOS Client Metadata =================================================== Release Date: 10-July-2017 Author: Florian Bogner // Affected product: VMware Horizonas macOS Client Fixed in: Version 4.5 Tested on: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 CVE: CVE-2017-4918 URL: Vulnerability Status: Fixed Product Description =================================================== VMware Horizon 7 is the leading platform for virtual desktops and applications. Provide end users access to all of their virtual desktops, applications, and online services through a single digital workspace. Vulnerability Description =================================================== An issue within a shell script of VMware Horizon's macOS client could be abused to load arbitrary kernel extensions. In detail, this was possible because a user modifiable environment variable was used to build the command line for a highly privileged command. Further technical details can be found on my blog: Suggested Solution =================================================== Update to the latest version (fixed in 4.5) Disclosure Timeline =================================================== 21-04-2017: The issues has been documented and reported 24-04-2017: VMware started investigating 06-06-2017: Fix ready 08-06-2017: Updated Horizon version 4.5 alongside security advisory VMSA-2017-0011 released Florian Bogner eMail: Web: LinkedIn: Xing: # Iranian Exploit DataBase = http://IeDb.Ir [2017-07-13]