VMware Horizon View Security Update
Date: 22 June 2017
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a security update released by VMware.
VMware has released a security update for Horizon View Client for Mac to address a command injection vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow unprivileged users to escalate their privileges to root on the Mac OSX system where the client is installed.
VMware Horizon View Client (Mac OSX) versions prior to 4.5
CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released updates on affected platforms accordingly.
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