Vulnerability CVE-2008-3761


Published: 2008-08-21   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
hcmon.sys in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.9 build 156507 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745 uses the METHOD_NEITHER communication method for IOCTLs, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted IOCTL request.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
VMware Workstation (hcmon.sys 6.0.0.45731) Local DoS Vulnerability
g_
23.08.2008

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Vmware
Product: Vmware workstation 
Version: 6.0.0.45731;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44539
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020715
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34373
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30737
http://www.orange-bat.com/adv/2008/adv.08.17.txt
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6262
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4177
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Apr/0036.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000054.html

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