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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4295

Original release date: 12/06/2010
Last revised: 12/13/2010


Race condition in the mounting process in vmware-mount in VMware Workstation 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548 on Linux, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.2 build 301548 on Linux, VMware Server 2.0.2 on Linux, and VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.2 build 332101 allows host OS users to gain privileges via vectors involving temporary files.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
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: BID
Name: 45167
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20101202 VMSA-2010-0018 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3116
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024820
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101203 VMSA-2010-0018 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0018.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024819

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