CVE-2007-5671 Detail

Current Description

HGFS.sys in the VMware Tools package in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.6 build 80404, VMware Player before 1.0.6 build 80404, VMware ACE before 1.0.5 build 79846, VMware Server before 1.0.5 build 80187, and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.0.2 does not properly validate arguments in user-mode METHOD_NEITHER IOCTLs to the \\.\hgfs device, which allows guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory locations in guest kernel memory and gain privileges.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=712
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020197
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493148/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493172/100/0/threaded
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5358
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5688

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5671
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE