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CVE-2009-0518 Detail

Current Description

VI Client in VMware VirtualCenter before 2.5 Update 4, VMware ESXi 3.5 before Update 4, and VMware ESX 3.5 before Update 4 retains the VirtualCenter Server password in process memory, which might allow local users to obtain this password.

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.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000054.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Apr/0036.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34373
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6376

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_esx:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_esxi:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_virtualcenter:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0518
NVD Published Date:
04/06/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017