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CVE-2008-0967 - Resigned Fire

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in vmware-authd in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.7 build 91707 and 6.x before 6.0.4 build 93057 VMware Player 1.x before 1.0.7 build 91707 and 2.x before 2.0.4 build 93057 and VMware Server before 1.0.6 build 91891 on Linux and VMware ESXi 3.5 and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a library path option in a configuration file.

Reference

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=713 http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html http://securitytracker.com/id?1020198 http://secunia.com/advisories/30556 http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29557 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42878 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5583 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4768 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded