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CVE-2008-0923 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Shared Folders feature for VMWare ACE 1.0.2 and 2.0.2, Player 1.0.4 and 2.0.2, and Workstation 5.5.4 and 6.0.2 allows guest OS users to read and write arbitrary files on the host OS via a multibyte string that produces a wide character string containing .. (dot dot) sequences, which bypasses the protection mechanism, as demonstrated using a "%c0%2e%c0%2e" string.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/25/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1004034
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-February/060457.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3700
http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2129
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488725/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27944
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019493
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0679
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40837

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0923
NVD Published Date:
02/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018