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The remote host has an application that is affected by three security
The version of VMware Fusion installed on the Mac OS X host is
earlier than 3.1.2. Such versions are affected by three security
- A race condition in the mounting process in vmware-mount
in allows host OS users to gain privileges via vectors
involving temporary files. (CVE-2010-4295)
- The VMware Tools update functionality allows host OS
users to gain privileges on the guest OS via unspecified
vectors, related to a 'command injection' issue.
- vmware-mount does not properly load libraries, which
allows host OS users to gain privileges via vectors
involving shared object files. (CVE-2010-4296)
See also :
Upgrade to VMware Fusion 3.1.2 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 51079 ()
Bugtraq ID: 451674516645168
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4295CVE-2010-4296CVE-2010-4297
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