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An open-vm-tools security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS to address two security issues.

[SECURITY] [DLA 3646-1] open-vm-tools security update

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3646-1 Bastien Roucariès
November 05, 2023
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Package : open-vm-tools
Version : 2:10.3.10-1+deb10u6
CVE ID : CVE-2023-34058 CVE-2023-34059
Debian Bug : 1054666

Brief introduction


A file descriptor hijack vulnerability was found in
the vmware-user-suid-wrapper command.
A malicious actor with non-root privileges might have been able
to hijack the /dev/uinput file descriptor allowing
them to simulate user inputs.


A SAML Token Signature Bypass vulnerability was found.
A malicious actor that has been granted Guest Operation Privileges
in a target virtual machine might have been able to
elevate their privileges if that target
virtual machine has been assigned a more privileged Guest Alias.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have 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: