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[SECURITY] [DLA 3597-1] open-vm-tools security update

Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3597-1                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
October 01, 2023                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package        : open-vm-tools
Version        : 2:10.3.10-1+deb10u5
CVE ID         : CVE-2023-20900
Debian Bug     : 1050970

A security vulnerability was found in the Open VMware Tools. A malicious actor
that has been granted Guest Operation Privileges in a target virtual machine
may be able to elevate their privileges if that target virtual machine has been
assigned a more privileged Guest Alias.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your open-vm-tools packages.

For the detailed security status of open-vm-tools please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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