USN-6463-2: Open VM Tools vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Advisory

USN-6463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Open VM Tools. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Open VM Tools incorrectly handled SAML tokens. A
remote attacker with Guest Operations privileges could possibly use this
issue to elevate their privileges. (CVE-2023-34058)

Matthias Gerstner discovered that Open VM Tools incorrectly handled file
descriptors when dropping privileges. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to hijack /dev/uinput and simulate user inputs. (CVE-2023-34059)

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