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- Snyk ID SNYK-UBUNTU2004-OPENVMTOOLS-3146788
- published 24 Nov 2022
- disclosed 23 Nov 2022
Ubuntu security team deemed this advisory irrelevant for
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
open-vm-tools package and not the
open-vm-tools package as distributed by
An issue was discovered in open-vm-tools 2009.03.18-154848. Local users can bypass intended access restrictions on mounting shares via a symlink attack that leverages a realpath race condition in mount.vmhgfs (aka hgfsmounter).