VMware Fusion < 2.0.8 (VMSA-2010-0018)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a security
issue.

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the Mac OS X host is
earlier than 2.0.8. The VMware Tools update functionality in such
versions allows host OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS via
unspecified vectors, related to a 'command injection' issue.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000112.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0018.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/fusion2/doc/releasenotes_fusion_208.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion 2.0.8 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51078 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45166

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4297