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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4916

Original release date: 04/06/2009
Last revised: 05/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in a guest virtual device driver in VMware Workstation before 5.5.9 build 126128, and 6.5.1 and earlier 6.x versions; VMware Player before 1.0.9 build 126128, and 2.5.1 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware ACE before 1.0.8 build 125922, and 2.5.1 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.8 build 126538 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745; VMware Fusion before 2.0.1; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unknown vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 34373
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021973
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0944
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6439
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201209-25

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6439
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.4:build_93057
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.0.45731
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:4.5.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.03
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.05
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.01
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:emc:vmware_player
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_ace:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.05
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_esxi:3.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_esx:3.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_esx:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_esx:3.0.2
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