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CVE-2008-1361 Detail

Description

VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3 and 5.5.x before 5.5.6, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3 and 1.0.x before 1.0.6, VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 and 1.0.x before 1.0.5, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.5 on Windows allow local users to gain privileges via an unspecified manipulation that causes the authd process to connect to an arbitrary named pipe, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1362.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/19/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1361
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:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html 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?1019621 External Source SECTRACK 1019621
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded 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.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html 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/41257 External Source XF vmware-authd-privilege-escalation(41257)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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