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CVE-2007-1744 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Shared Folders feature for VMware Workstation before 5.5.4, when a folder is shared, allows users on the guest system to write to arbitrary files on the host system via the "Backdoor I/O Port" interface.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

Evaluator Impact

Successful exploitation requires that a folder is shared. Although the "Shared Folders" feature is enabled by default, no folders are shared by default.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=521
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/467936/30/6690/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/469011/30/6510/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23721
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017980
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html#554 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1592

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1744
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018