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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5438

Original release date: 10/12/2007
Last revised: 05/19/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in Reconfig.DLL in VMware Workstation 5.5.x before 5.5.8 build 108000, VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488, VMware Player 1.x before 1.0.8 build 108000, VMware Player 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, VMware ACE 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108880, VMware ACE 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, and VMware Server before 1.0.7 build 108231 might allow local users to cause a denial of service to the Virtual Disk Mount Service (vmount2.exe), related to the ConnectPopulatedDiskEx function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020791
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3219
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2466
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ace/doc/releasenotes_ace.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071010 [ELEYTT] 10PAZDZIERNIK2007
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 43488
External Source: BID
Name: 26025
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_player:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.7 and previous versions

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