VMware Player 5.x < 5.0.1 VMX Process DoS (VMSA-2014-0001) (Linux)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 72039
SynopsisThe remote host has a virtualization application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe installed version of VMware Player 5.x running on the remote Linux host is a version prior to 5.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to an issue with handling invalid ports that could allow a guest user to crash the VMX process.
SolutionUpdate to VMware Player 5.0.1 or later.