CVE-2009-4811

MEDIUM
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Description

VMware Authentication Daemon 1.0 in vmware-authd.exe in the VMware Authorization Service in VMware Workstation 7.0 before 7.0.1 build 227600 and 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 3.0 before 3.0.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, VMware ACE 2.6 before 2.6.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via a \x25\x90 sequence in the USER and PASS commands, a related issue to CVE-2009-3707. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0077.html

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0121.html

http://freetexthost.com/qr1tffkzpu

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html

http://pocoftheday.blogspot.com/2009/10/vmware-server-20x-remote-dos-exploit.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36630

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-04-27

Updated: 2013-05-15

Type: CWE-134

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
62383GLSA-201209-25 : VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
56246VMSA-2010-0007 : VMware hosted products, vCenter Server and ESX patches resolve multiple security issuesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical