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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2099

Original release date: 06/02/2008
Last revised: 03/13/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in VMCI in VMware Workstation 6 before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 2 before 2.0.4 build 93057, and VMware ACE 2 before 2.0.2 build 93057 on Windows allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020149
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0008.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 29443
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1707
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30476
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080530 VMSA-2008-0008 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
External Source: XF
Name: vmware-vmci-code-execution(42757)

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