VMware Workstation < 5.5.5 and Server < 1.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 26911
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an application that is affected by multiple issues.
DescriptionThe version of VMware Workstation/Server installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including a privelege elevation vulnerability that allows a guest to take over a host and a buffer overflow vulnerability in the DHCP daemon.
The buffer overlflow in the DHCP server may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM privileges.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation 6.0.1/5.5.5 or VMware Server 1.0.4.