This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host has a virtualization application affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability.
The version of VMware Fusion 4.x installed on the Mac OS X host is
earlier than 4.1.2. As such, it is reportedly affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability because the access control list of
the VMware Tools folder is incorrectly set.
By exploiting this issue, a local attacker could elevate his privileges
on Windows-based Guest Operating Systems.
See also :
Upgrade to VMware Fusion 4.1.2 or later.
In addition to patching, VMware Tools must be updated on all Windows
guest VMs in order to completely mitigate the vulnerability.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58792 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53006
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1518
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