Vulnerability CVE-2014-4199


Published: 2014-08-28

Description:
vm-support 0.88 in VMware Tools, as distributed with VMware Workstation through 10.0.3 and other products, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /tmp.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
vm-support 0.88 File Overwrite / Information Disclosure
dolevf
27.08.2014

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.3/10
9.2/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Tools 
Vmware -> Vm-support 
Vmware -> Workstation 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95493
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030758
http://www.osvdb.org/110458
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Aug/71

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