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CVE-2008-4917 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in VMware Workstation 5.5.8 and earlier, and 6.0.5 and earlier 6.x versions; VMware Player 1.0.8 and earlier, and 2.0.5 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware Server 1.0.9 and earlier; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2 through 3.5 allows guest OS users to have an unknown impact by sending the virtual hardware a request that triggers an arbitrary physical-memory write operation, leading to memory corruption.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006980 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006986 Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021300 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021301 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498863/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498886/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32597 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6246 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
3.0.2
Up to (including)
3.5
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.0.0
Up to (including)
1.0.8
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.0
Up to (including)
2.0.5
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.0
Up to (including)
1.0.9
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
5.5
Up to (including)
5.5.8
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.0
Up to (including)
6.0.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4917
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018