VMware Workstation 5.5.3 34685 does not immediately change the availability of a shared clipboard when the "Enable copy and paste to and from this virtual machine" checkbox is changed, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information or conduct certain attacks that are facilitated by weaker isolation between the host and guest operating systems.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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20070203 Vmare workstation guest isolation weaknesses (clipboard transfer)
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