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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4281

Original release date: 11/10/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in VMWare ESXi 3.5 before ESXe350-200810401-O-UG and ESX 3.5 before ESX350-200810201-UG allows administrators with the Datastore.FileManagement privilege to gain privileges via unknown vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network 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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6425
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3052
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32624
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: vmware-virtualcenter-directory-traversal(46418)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081107 VMSA-2008-0018 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve two security issues
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021155
External Source: BID
Name: 32172
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20081106 VMSA-2008-0018 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve two security issues
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0018.html

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6425
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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