CVE-2009-2267

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Description

VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware ACE 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.10 build 203137 and 2.x before 2.0.2 build 203138, VMware Fusion 2.x before 2.0.6 build 196839, VMware ESXi 3.5 and 4.0, and VMware ESX 2.5.5, 3.0.3, 3.5, and 4.0, when Virtual-8086 mode is used, do not properly set the exception code upon a page fault (aka #PF) exception, which allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by specifying a crafted value for the cs register.

References

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000069.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/37172

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

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023082

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023083

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507523/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507539/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36841

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0015.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3062

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8473

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-02

Updated: 2018-10-10

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 (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
62383GLSA-201209-25 : VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
42308VMware Products Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (VMSA-2009-0015)NessusWindows
high
42289VMSA-2009-0015 : VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve two security issuesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
medium