CVE-2011-1787

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in mount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1 allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by mounting a filesystem on top of an arbitrary directory.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/44840

http://secunia.com/advisories/44904

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48098

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025601

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0009.html

https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8711677

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-06

Updated: 2014-11-14

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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