VMware vmnat.exe/vmnet-natd Multiple FTP Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to execute code on the remote system.

Description :

According to its version number, the VMware program on the remote host
may allow an attacker to execute code on the system hosting the VMware

The vulnerability can be exploited by sending specially crafted FTP PORT
and EPRT requests.

To be exploitable, the VMware system must be configured to use NAT

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to :

- VMware Workstation 5.5.1 or higher
- VMware Workstation 4.5.2 or higher
- VMware Player 1.0.1 or higher
- VMware GSX Server 3.2.1 or higher.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 20729 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15998

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4459

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