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CVE-2007-2491 Detail

Current Description

The PIIX4 power management subsystem in EMC VMware Workstation 5.5.3.34685 and VMware Server 1.0.1.29996 allows local users to write to arbitrary memory locations via a crafted poke to I/O port 0x1004, triggering a denial of service (virtual machine crash) or other unspecified impact, a related issue to CVE-2007-1337.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1592

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.1_build_29996:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.3_build_34685:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.1_build_29996:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2491
NVD Published Date:
05/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011