Vulnerability CVE-2009-4811


Published: 2010-04-27   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
VMware Authentication Daemon 1.0 in vmware-authd.exe in the VMware Authorization Service in VMware Workstation 7.0 before 7.0.1 build 227600 and 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 3.0 before 3.0.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, VMware ACE 2.6 before 2.6.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via a \x25\x90 sequence in the USER and PASS commands, a related issue to CVE-2009-3707. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Vmware -> ACE 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36630
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://pocoftheday.blogspot.com/2009/10/vmware-server-20x-remote-dos-exploit.html
http://freetexthost.com/qr1tffkzpu
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0121.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0077.html

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