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CVE-2008-3892 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in a certain ActiveX control in the COM API in VMware Workstation 5.5.x before 5.5.8 build 108000, VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488, VMware Player 1.x before 1.0.8 build 108000, VMware Player 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, VMware ACE 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108880, VMware ACE 2.x before 2.0.5 build 109488, and VMware Server before 1.0.7 build 108231 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a call to the GuestInfo method in which there is a long string argument, and an assignment of a long string value to the result of this call. NOTE: this may overlap CVE-2008-3691, CVE-2008-3692, CVE-2008-3693, CVE-2008-3694, CVE-2008-3695, or CVE-2008-3696.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html Third Party Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4202 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29503 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30934 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace/doc/releasenotes_ace.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43062 VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6345 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
1.0
Up to (excluding)
1.0.7
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
2.0
Up to (excluding)
2.0.5
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
1.0.0
Up to (excluding)
1.0.8
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
2.0
Up to (excluding)
2.0.5
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.0.7
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
5.5
Up to (excluding)
5.5.8
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
6.0
Up to (excluding)
6.0.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3892
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2018