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CVE-2015-5191 Detail

Current Description

VMware Tools prior to 10.0.9 contains multiple file system races in libDeployPkg, related to the use of hard-coded paths under /tmp. Successful exploitation of this issue may result in a local privilege escalation. CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100011 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039013 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0013.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
10.0.8
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5191
NVD Published Date:
07/28/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2017