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CVE-2008-2098 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 6 before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 2 before 2.0.4 build 93057, VMware ACE 2 before 2.0.2 build 93057, and VMware Fusion before 1.1.2 build 87978, when folder sharing is used, allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492831/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020148
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0008.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1707/references Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42753

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace_2:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace_2:2.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_player_2:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_player_2:2.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_player_2:2.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_player_2:2.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:6.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2098
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018