VMware Workstation 5.5.3 34685, when the "Enable copy and paste to and from this virtual machine" option is enabled, preserves clipboard data on the guest operating system after it was deleted on the host operating system, which might allow local users to read clipboard contents by moving the focus back to the host operating system.
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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