CVE-2007-5671

medium
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Description

HGFS.sys in the VMware Tools package in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.6 build 80404, VMware Player before 1.0.6 build 80404, VMware ACE before 1.0.5 build 79846, VMware Server before 1.0.5 build 80187, and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.0.2 does not properly validate arguments in user-mode METHOD_NEITHER IOCTLs to the \\.\hgfs device, which allows guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory locations in guest kernel memory and gain privileges.

References

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=712

http://secunia.com/advisories/30556

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020197

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493148/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493172/100/0/threaded

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5358

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5688

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-06-05

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
62383GLSA-201209-25 : VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
40378VMSA-2008-0009 : Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issuesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
33105VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2008-0009)NessusWindows
high