Vulnerability CVE-2010-4294


Published: 2010-12-06   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The frame decompression functionality in the VMnc media codec in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.5 build 328052 and 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548, VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.5 build 328052 and 7.x before 7.1.2 build 301548 on Windows, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.5 build 246459 and 3.x before 3.1.2 build 301548 on Windows, and VMware Server 2.x on Windows does not properly validate an unspecified size field, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted video file.

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 -> Movie decoder 
Vmware -> Player 
Vmware -> Server 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000112.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514995/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45169
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024819
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0018.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3116

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