CVE-2008-3761

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Description

hcmon.sys in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.9 build 156507 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745 uses the METHOD_NEITHER communication method for IOCTLs, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted IOCTL request.

References

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000054.html

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Apr/0036.html

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4177

http://www.orange-bat.com/adv/2008/adv.08.17.txt

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30737

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34373

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020715

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44539

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6262

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-08-21

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
40390VMSA-2009-0005 : VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issuesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
36117VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0005/VMSA-2009-0007)NessusWindows
high