Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in VMware Tools 10 for Windows

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Just a heads up. VMware has published Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0002 (CVE-2020-3941), which details information regarding a race condition within VMware Tools 10.x.x that can allow a user to escalate their privileges on a Windows VM. This issue was assigned a CVSSv3 score of 7.8 and has the potential to affect many environments as it applies to all releases of VMware Tools 10. The vulnerability can be resolved by installing VMware Tools 11, but if you can’t upgrade to VMware Tools 11, a workaround is available in VMware KB76654.

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