VMware Fusion < 3.1.2 (VMSA-2010-0018)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by three security

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the Mac OS X host is
earlier than 3.1.2. Such versions are affected by three security
issues :

- A race condition in the mounting process in vmware-mount
in allows host OS users to gain privileges via vectors
involving temporary files. (CVE-2010-4295)

- The VMware Tools update functionality allows host OS
users to gain privileges on the guest OS via unspecified
vectors, related to a 'command injection' issue.

- vmware-mount does not properly load libraries, which
allows host OS users to gain privileges via vectors
involving shared object files. (CVE-2010-4296)

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion 3.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51079 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45167

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4295

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