Vulnerability CVE-2008-4917


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

Description:
Unspecified vulnerability in VMware Workstation 5.5.8 and earlier, and 6.0.5 and earlier 6.x versions; VMware Player 1.0.8 and earlier, and 2.0.5 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware Server 1.0.9 and earlier; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2 through 3.5 allows guest OS users to have an unknown impact by sending the virtual hardware a request that triggers an arbitrary physical-memory write operation, leading to memory corruption.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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 -> ESX 
Vmware -> ESXI 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Vmware workstation 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006980
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006986
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021300
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021301
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498863/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498886/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32597
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6246

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