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VMware VIX API Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VMWare product(s) that are vulnerable to multiple buffer overflow.

Insight

Insight

VMware VIX API (Application Program Interface) fails to adequately bounds check user supplied input before copying it to insufficient size buffer.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VMware Player 1.x - before 1.0.7 build 91707 on Windows VMware Player 2.x - before 2.0.4 build 93057 on Windows VMware Server 1.x - before 1.0.6 build 91891 on Windows VMware Workstation 5.x - before 5.5.7 build 91707 on Windows VMware Workstation 6.x - before 6.0.4 build 93057 on Windows VMware ACE 2.x - before 2.0.4 build 93057 on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade VMware Product(s) to below version, VMware Player 1.0.7 build 91707 or 2.0.4 build 93057 or later VMware Server 1.0.6 build 91891 or later VMware Workstation 5.5.7 build 91707 or 6.0.4 build 93057 or later VMware ACE 2.0.4 build 93057

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)