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CVE-2008-0967 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in vmware-authd in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.7 build 91707 and 6.x before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 1.x before 1.0.7 build 91707 and 2.x before 2.0.4 build 93057, and VMware Server before 1.0.6 build 91891 on Linux, and VMware ESXi 3.5 and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5, allows local users to gain privileges via a library path option in a configuration file.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=713
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020198
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29557
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42878
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4768
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5583

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx_server:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:5.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:vmware:esx:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0967
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018