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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      Last Modified:  05/02/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1744
Original release date:
05/02/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
9.2
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=521 External Source IDEFENSE 20070427 VMware Workstation Shared Folders Directory Traversal Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/467936/30/6690/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070507 VMSA-2007-0004 Multiple Denial-of-Service issues fixed
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/469011/30/6510/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070518 VMSA-2007-0004.1 Updated: Multiple Denial-of-Service issues fixed and directory traversal vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23721 External Source BID 23721
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017980 External Source SECTRACK 1017980
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html#554 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html#554
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1592 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1592

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