Vulnerability CVE-2008-2098


Published: 2008-06-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 6 before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 2 before 2.0.4 build 93057, VMware ACE 2 before 2.0.2 build 93057, and VMware Fusion before 1.1.2 build 87978, when folder sharing is used, allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VMware * resolve critical security issues
VMware Security ...
02.06.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Ace 2 
Vmware -> Fusion 
Vmware -> Vmware player 2 
Vmware -> Vmware workstation 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492831/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020148
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0008.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1707/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42753

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