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ID de Prueba:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800005
Categoría:Privilege escalation
Título:VMware Tools Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Linux)
Resumen:The host is installed with VMWare product(s) that are vulnerable; to local privilege escalation vulnerability.
Descripción:Summary:
The host is installed with VMWare product(s) that are vulnerable
to local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
An input validation error is present in the Windows-based VMware HGFS.sys
driver. Exploitation of this flaw might result in arbitrary code execution
on the guest system by an unprivileged guest user. The HGFS.sys driver is
present in the guest operating system if the VMware Tools package is loaded on Windows based Guest OS.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation could result in guest OS users to modify arbitrary
memory locations in guest kernel memory and gain privileges.

Issue still exists even if the host has HGFS disabled and has no shared folders.

Affected Software/OS:
VMware Player 1.x - before 1.0.6 build 80404 on Linux

VMware Server 1.x - before 1.0.5 build 80187 on Linux

VMware Workstation 5.x - before 5.5.6 build 80404 on Linux

Solution:
Upgrade VMware Product(s) to below version,

VMware Player 1.0.6 build 80404 or later

VMware Server 1.0.5 build 80187 or later

VMware Workstation 5.5.6 build 80404 or later.

CVSS Score:
4.4

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Referencia Cruzada: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5671
Bugtraq: 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20080606 Re: iDefense Security Advisory 06.04.08: VMware Tools HGFS Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493148/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493172/100/0/threaded
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=712
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5358
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5688
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020197
http://secunia.com/advisories/30556
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
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