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CVE-2011-1787 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in mount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1 allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by mounting a filesystem on top of an arbitrary directory.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48098
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025601
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0009.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8711677

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:7.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:7.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:fusion:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1787
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2011
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2014