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CVE-2011-1681 Detail

Current Description

vmware-hgfsmounter in VMware Open Virtual Machine Tools (aka open-vm-tools) 8.4.2-261024 and earlier attempts to append to the /etc/mtab file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of this file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/10
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/11
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/12
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/16
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/3 Exploit
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66699
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8711677

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:open-vm-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.4.2-261024


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1681
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017