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

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89678VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0009) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
75932openSUSE Security Update : libvmtools-devel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0617-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
75626openSUSE Security Update : libvmtools-devel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0617-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
54996VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0009)NessusWindows
high
54974VMware Fusion < 3.1.3 (VMSA-2011-0009 / VMSA-2011-0011)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
54968VMSA-2011-0009 : VMware hosted product updates, ESX patches and VI Client update resolve multiple security issuesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high