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CVE-2008-2101 Detail

Current Description

The VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) command-line utilities in VMware ESX 3.0.1 through 3.0.3 and ESX 3.5 place a password on the command line, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4202
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020794
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30937
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44797

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2101
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018