Vulnerability CVE-2011-1126


Published: 2011-04-04   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
VMware vmrun, as used in VIX API 1.x before 1.10.3 and VMware Workstation 6.5.x and 7.x before 7.1.4 build 385536 on Linux, might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in an unspecified directory.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
VMware vmrun utility local privilege escalation
VMware Security ...
05.04.2011

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Vix api 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000131.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8173
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025270
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/517240/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47094
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0006.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0816
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66472

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