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TTCSIRT-209.051519: TT-CSIRT Advisory – VMware Security Updates

14th May 2019

VMware has released a security update stating that VMware Workstation contains a DLL hijacking issue because some DLL files are improperly loaded by the application.

Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to escalate their privileges to administrator on a windows host where Workstation is installed.

Further information on this vulnerability and how it can be mitigated can be found on the VMware Website at