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CVE-2013-1662 Detail

Current Description

vmware-mount in VMware Workstation 8.x and 9.x and VMware Player 4.x and 5.x, on systems based on Debian GNU/Linux, allows host OS users to gain host OS privileges via a crafted lsb_release binary in a directory in the PATH, related to use of the popen library function.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0010.html "The issue is present when Workstation or Player are installed on a Debian-based version of Linux."

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://blog.cmpxchg8b.com/2013/08/security-debianisms.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0010.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( 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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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:8.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:9.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.0.18997:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:4.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1662
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2013
NVD Last Modified:
08/26/2013