Vulnerability CVE-2014-1209


Published: 2014-04-11

Description:
VMware vSphere Client 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 before Update 3, and 5.1 before Update 2 does not properly validate updates to Client files, which allows remote attackers to trigger the downloading and execution of an arbitrary program via unspecified vectors.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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 -> Vsphere client 

 References:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0003.html

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