CVE-2013-1406

high
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Description

The Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) implementation in vmci.sys in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5 and 9.x before 9.0.1 on Windows, VMware Fusion 4.1 before 4.1.4 and 5.0 before 5.0.2, VMware View 4.x before 4.6.2 and 5.x before 5.1.2 on Windows, VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 does not properly restrict memory allocation by control code, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

References

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0002.html

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17164

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-02-11

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

AND

OR

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1.27038:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 3

AND

OR

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.0.0:u2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:4.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.0.0:u2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:vmware:view:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 4

OR

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.0:1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.0:2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.0:3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.0:4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.1:1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:4.1:2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.0:1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.0:2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esxi:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 5

OR

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89662VMware ESX / ESXi VMCI Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2013-0002) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
70888ESXi 5.1 < Build 911593 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
70885ESXi 5.0 < Build 912577 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
64921VMware Workstation 8.x < 8.0.5 / 9.x < 9.0.1 VMCI Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2013-0002)NessusWindows
high
64920VMware View 4.x < 4.6.2 / 5.x < 5.1.2 VMCI Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2013-0002)NessusWindows
high
64919VMware Fusion 4.1 < 4.1.4 / 5.0 < 5.0.2 VMCI Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2013-0002)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
64643VMSA-2013-0002 : VMware ESX, Workstation, Fusion, and View VMCI privilege escalation vulnerabilityNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high