VMware Workstation VMX Process COM Class Hijack Local Privilege Escalation Exploit

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3, 14.x before 14.1.6) running on Windows does not handle COM classes appropriately. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow hijacking of COM classes used by the VMX process, on a Windows host, leading to elevation of privilege.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2019-5512
Released Date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 19:00