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CVE-2008-4279 Detail

Current Description

The CPU hardware emulation for 64-bit guest operating systems in VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488 and 5.x before 5.5.8 build 108000; Player 2.0.x before 2.0.5 build 109488 and 1.x before 1.0.8; Server 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108231; and ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5 allows authenticated guest OS users to gain additional guest OS privileges by triggering an exception that causes the virtual CPU to perform an indirect jump to a non-canonical address.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-October/064860.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122331139823057&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497041/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31569
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020991
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2740 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45668
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5929

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5929
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5929

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:5.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5.7
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 6.0.4
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.6
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4279
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018