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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1564

Original release date: 04/12/2010
Last revised: 04/22/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in vmnc.dll in the VMnc media codec in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.4 Build 246459 on Windows, and the movie decoder in VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x on Windows, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AVI file with crafted video chunks that use HexTile encoding.

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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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: FULLDISC
Name: 20100409 VMSA-2010-0007 VMware hosted products, vCenter Server and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 63614
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20100409 VMSA-2010-0007 VMware hosted products, vCenter Server and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-36/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023838
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20100409 VMware VMnc Codec Heap Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 39363
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36712
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39206
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39215
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100409 VMSA-2010-0007 VMware hosted products, vCenter Server and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues

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