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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1244

Original release date: 04/13/2009
Last revised: 05/14/2013


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):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**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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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0006.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201209-25
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20090410 VMSA-2009-0006 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0944
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6065
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 53634
External Source: BID
Name: 34471
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: vmware-virtualmachine-code-execution(49834)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022031
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090410 VMSA-2009-0006 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6065
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:4.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:3.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:3.2.1:patch1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:4.5.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:6.5.1 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:workstation:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:player:2.5.1 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.5.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:ace:2.5.1 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:1.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:1.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx:3.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:esxi:3.5
* cpe:/a:vmware:server:1.0.9
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:2.0.3 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:2.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:vmware:fusion:1.1.2

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