VMware Workstation Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0011)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59730
SynopsisThe remote host has a virtualization application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe VMware Workstation install detected on the remote host is 7.x earlier than 7.1.6, or 8.0.x earlier than 8.0.4 and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- A memory corruption error exists related to the handling of 'Checkpoint' files that can allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-3288)
- An error exists related to handling traffic from remote physical devices, e.g. CD-ROM or mouse that can cause the virtual machine to cash. Note that this issue only affects the 8.x branch. (CVE-2012-3289)
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation 7.1.6 / 8.0.4 or later.