VMware WorkStation 12.5.5 - Virtual Machine Escape

EDB-ID:

47714


Author:

unamer

Type:

local


Platform:

Windows

Date:

2017-08-08


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# VMware Escape Exploit

VMware Escape Exploit before VMware WorkStation 12.5.5

Host Target: Win10 x64

Compiler: VS2013 

Test on VMware 12.5.2 build-4638234

# Known issues

* Failing to heap manipulation causes host process crash.
* Not quite elaborate because I'm not good at doing heap "fengshui" on winows LFH.

# FAQ

* Q: Error in reboot vmware after crashing process.
* A: Just remove ***.lck** folder in your vm directory or wait a while and have a coffee :).Here is a simple [script](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/unamer/vmware_escape/master/cve-2017-4901/cleanvm.bat) I used to clean up.


![](https://github.com/unamer/vmware_escape/raw/master/cve-2017-4901/exp.gif)


EDB Note ~ Download: https://github.com/offensive-security/exploitdb-bin-sploits/raw/master/bin-sploits/47714.zip