This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host has a virtualization application affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability.
A VMware product (Workstation, Player, ACE, or Server) detected on
the remote host has a privilege escalation vulnerability. Page
fault exceptions are not handled properly, which could allow a local
attacker to elevate privileges within the guest VM. This
vulnerability reportedly does not affect the host system.
See also :
Upgrade to :
- VMware Workstation 6.5.3 or later.
- VMware Server 2.0.2 / 1.0.10 or later.
- VMware Player 2.5.3 or later.
- VMware ACE 2.5.3 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true