Vulnerability CVE-2008-2101


Published: 2008-09-03   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) command-line utilities in VMware ESX 3.0.1 through 3.0.3 and ESX 3.5 place a password on the command line, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.

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Topic
Author
Date
High
VMware * address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
VMware Security ...
03.09.2008

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

Vendor: Vmware
Product: ESX 
Version:
3.5
3.0.3
3.0.2
3.0.1

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4202
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020794
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30937
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44797

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