Vulnerability CVE-2008-3698


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

Description:
Unspecified vulnerability in the OpenProcess function in VMware Workstation 5.5.x before 5.5.8 build 108000, VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488, VMware Player 1.x before 1.0.8 build 108000, VMware Player 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, VMware ACE 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108880, VMware ACE 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, and VMware Server before 1.0.7 build 108231 on Windows allows local host OS users to gain privileges on the host OS via unknown vectors.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VMware * address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
VMware Security ...
03.09.2008

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> ACE 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Vmware player 
Vmware -> Vmware server 
Vmware -> Vmware workstation 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4202
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020790
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30936
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace/doc/releasenotes_ace.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44795

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