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CVE-2012-3569 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in VMware OVF Tool 2.1 on Windows, as used in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5, VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.5, and other products, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OVF file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/14/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/120101/VMWare-OVF-Tools-Format-String.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/msvr/msvr13-002
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0015.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79922

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ovf_tool:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.1.27038:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3569
NVD Published Date:
11/14/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017