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VMware Workstation: Insecure named pipes (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2008-1361)

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VMware Workstation: Insecure named pipes (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2008-1361)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/19/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
02/18/2014

Description

VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3 and 5.5.x before 5.5.6, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3 and 1.0.x before 1.0.6, VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 and 1.0.x before 1.0.5, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.5 on Windows allow local users to gain privileges via an unspecified manipulation that causes the authd process to connect to an arbitrary named pipe, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1362.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-5_5_6
  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-6_0_3

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