The Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) implementation in vmci.sys in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5 and 9.x before 9.0.1 on Windows, VMware Fusion 4.1 before 4.1.4 and 5.0 before 5.0.2, VMware View 4.x before 4.6.2 and 5.x before 5.1.2 on Windows, VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 does not properly restrict memory allocation by control code, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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