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VMware Player: Arbitrary code execution and denial of service vulnerabilities (VMSA-2007-0006) (CVE-2007-4496)

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VMware Player: Arbitrary code execution and denial of service vulnerabilities (VMSA-2007-0006) (CVE-2007-4496)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/21/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528 allows authenticated users with administrative privileges on a guest operating system to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code on the host operating system via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_5
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_1

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