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VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows) sep09

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VMWare products and are prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The multiple flaws are due to, - An heap overflow error in the VMnc codec (vmnc.dll) when processing a video file with mismatched dimension. - An heap corruption error in the VMnc codec (vmnc.dll) when processing a video with a height of less than 8 pixels.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VMware Workstation versions prior to 6.5.3 Build 185404 VMware Player versions prior to 2.5.3 build 185404

Solution

Solution

Upgrade the VMWare product(s) according to the referenced vendor announcement.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)