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VMware Player: Host to guest shared folder (HGFS) traversal vulnerability (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2008-0923)

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VMware Player: Host to guest shared folder (HGFS) traversal vulnerability (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2008-0923)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/25/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Shared Folders feature for VMWare ACE 1.0.2 and 2.0.2, Player 1.0.4 and 2.0.2, and Workstation 5.5.4 and 6.0.2 allows guest OS users to read and write arbitrary files on the host OS via a multibyte string that produces a wide character string containing .. (dot dot) sequences, which bypasses the protection mechanism, as demonstrated using a "%c0%2e%c0%2e" string.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_6
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_3

References

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_6
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_3

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