Unspecified vulnerability in the virtual machine display function in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier; VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier; VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier; VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.9 build 156507 and 2.x before 2.0.1 build 156745; VMware Fusion before 2.0.4 build 159196; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unknown vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4916.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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[security-announce] 20090410 VMSA-2009-0006 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security vulnerability
Advisory; Patch Information
20090410 VMSA-2009-0006 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security vulnerability
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