CVE-2013-5973

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Description

VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.5 and ESX 4.0 and 4.1 allow local users to read or modify arbitrary files by leveraging the Virtual Machine Power User or Resource Pool Administrator role for a vCenter Server Add Existing Disk action with a (1) -flat, (2) -rdm, or (3) -rdmp filename.

References

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN13154935/index.html

http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2013/JVNDB-2013-000123.html

http://osvdb.org/101387

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/530482/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64491

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029529

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0016.html

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/89938

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-12-23

Updated: 2018-10-09

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89671VMware ESX / ESXi Arbitrary File Modification (VMSA-2013-0016) (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium
71774ESXi 5.5 < Build 1474526 File Descriptors Privilege Escalation (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium
71773ESXi 5.1 < Build 1312873 File Descriptors Privilege Escalation (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium
71617VMSA-2013-0016 : VMware ESXi and ESX unauthorized file access through vCenter Server and ESXNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
medium
70886ESXi 5.1 < Build 1063671 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium
70879ESXi 5.0 < Build 1311175 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium