Vulnerability CVE-2009-1564


Published: 2010-04-12   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in vmnc.dll in the VMnc media codec in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.4 Build 246459 on Windows, and the movie decoder in VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x on Windows, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AVI file with crafted video chunks that use HexTile encoding.

Type:

CWE-119

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Movie decoder 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023838
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39363
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-36/
http://secunia.com/advisories/39215
http://secunia.com/advisories/39206
http://secunia.com/advisories/36712
http://osvdb.org/63614
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=866
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0121.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0077.html

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