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CVE-2008-1340 Detail

Description

Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) in VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3, and VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via crafted VMCI calls that trigger "memory exhaustion and memory corruption."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/19/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1340
Original release date:
03/19/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html Patch External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20080317 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3755 External Source SREASON 3755
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019624 External Source SECTRACK 1019624
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded Patch External Source BUGTRAQ 20080318 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276 Patch External Source BID 28276
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28289 External Source BID 28289
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0905
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41250 External Source XF vmware-vmci-dos(41250)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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