VMware View Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability (VMSA-2012-0017)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a desktop solution that affected by a directory
traversal vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware View Server installed on the remote host is
potentially affected by a directory traversal vulnerability in the
Connection Server and View Security Server. This may allow a remote
attacker to read arbitrary files from the system.

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0017.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3c7ce514

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware View 4.6.2 / 5.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 63685 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56942

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5978

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