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VMware Workstation: Local Privilege Escalation on Windows based platforms by Hijacking VMware VMX configuration file (VMSA-2008-0005) (CVE-2008-1363)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) March 19, 2008 February 18, 2014 February 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 of a config.ini file located in an Application Data folder, which can be used for "hijacking the VMX process."

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References

Solution

vmware-workstation-upgrade-5_5_6

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