This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host has a virtualization application that is affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability.
The version of VMware Fusion installed on the Mac OS X host is a
version prior to 4.1.4 / 5.0.2. It is, therefore, reportedly affected
by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Virtual Machine
Communication Interface (VMCI).
By exploiting this issue, a local attacker could elevate their
privileges on Windows-based hosts or Windows-based Guest Operating
Note that systems that have VMCI disabled are also affected by this
See also :
Upgrade to VMware Fusion 4.1.4 / 5.0.2 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64919 ()
Bugtraq ID: 57867
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1406
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