VMware Products Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (VMSA-2009-0015)
High Nessus Plugin ID 42308
SynopsisThe remote host has a virtualization application affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpgrade 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.