CVE-2008-2098

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Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 6 before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 2 before 2.0.4 build 93057, VMware ACE 2 before 2.0.2 build 93057, and VMware Fusion before 1.1.2 build 87978, when folder sharing is used, allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/30476

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492831/100/0/threaded

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020148

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0008.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1707/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42753

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-06-02

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
62383GLSA-201209-25 : VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
32503VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2008-0008)NessusWindows
medium