VMware Fusion 6.x < 6.0.5 / 7.x < 7.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2015-0001)

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Synopsis :

The remote host contains a virtualization application that is affected
by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
version 6.x prior to 6.0.5 or version 7.x prior to 7.0.1. It is,
therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified flaw exists that allows a local attacker
to escalate privileges or cause a denial of service
via an arbitrary write to a file. (CVE-2014-8370)

- An input validation error exists in the Host Guest File
System (HGFS) that allows a local attacker to cause a
denial of service of the guest operating system.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion 6.0.5 / 7.0.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81183 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72337

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8370

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