Vulnerability CVE-2009-2628


Published: 2009-09-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The VMnc media codec in vmnc.dll in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, and VMware ACE 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404 on Windows does not properly handle certain small heights in video content, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted AVI file that triggers heap memory corruption.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VMware Multiple - security issues
VMware Security ...
10.09.2009

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

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 -> ACE 
Vmware -> Movie decoder 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000065.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/444513
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/506286/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36290
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2553

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