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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4297

Original release date: 12/06/2010
Last revised: 12/14/2010


The VMware Tools update functionality in VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.5 build 328052 and 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548; VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.5 build 328052 and 3.1.x before 3.1.2 build 301548; VMware Server 2.0.2; VMware Fusion 2.x before 2.0.8 build 328035 and 3.1.x before 3.1.2 build 332101; VMware ESXi 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1; and VMware ESX 3.0.3, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1 allows host OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS via unspecified vectors, related to a "command injection" issue.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101203 VMSA-2010-0018 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024819
External Source: BID
Name: 45166
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0018.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3116
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 69590
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024820
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20101202 VMSA-2010-0018 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve multiple security issues

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