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CVE-2007-5671 - Packaged Beat

Description

HGFS.sys in the VMware Tools package in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.6 build 80404 VMware Player before 1.0.6 build 80404 VMware ACE before 1.0.5 build 79846 VMware Server before 1.0.5 build 80187 and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.0.2 does not properly validate arguments in user-mode METHOD_NEITHER IOCTLs to the \\.\hgfs device which allows guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory locations in guest kernel memory and gain privileges.

Reference

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=712 http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html http://securitytracker.com/id?1020197 http://secunia.com/advisories/30556 http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5688 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5358 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493172/100/0/threaded http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493148/100/0/threaded http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded