Entries by Kyriakos Economou

Vulnerability discovered in unsupported Cisco Systems VPN Client

Mitre assigned CVE-2015-7600 Introduction An alternative, but no less accurate title to this article would be ‘why you shouldn’t stick with non-supported software’. On the 30th of July 2014, the widely used Cisco Systems VPN Client v5.x went out of support. Unfortunately announcing the end-of-life support for a software product doesn’t necessarily mean that whoever […]

VMware Multiple Products – Privilege Escalation

CVE-2015-3650 Introduction This article summarises the findings and the impact of a vulnerability that we recently discovered in three major VMware Windows products. The affected products are ‘VMware Workstation’, ‘Horizon Client’ (with Local Mode Option), and ‘Player’. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows a local attacker to execute code in the context of other logged-on […]