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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2146

Original release date: 06/06/2011
Last revised: 11/23/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

mount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 though 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1 allows guest OS users to determine the existence of host OS files and directories via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025601
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0009.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: vmware-mountvmhgfs-info-disc(67813)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44840
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44904
External Source: BID
Name: 48098
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:0617

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)