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CVE-2008-3761 Detail

Current Description

hcmon.sys in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.9 build 156507 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745 uses the METHOD_NEITHER communication method for IOCTLs, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted IOCTL request.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000054.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Apr/0036.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4177
http://www.orange-bat.com/adv/2008/adv.08.17.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30737
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34373
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020715
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44539
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6262

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_workstation:6.0.0.45731:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3761
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017