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VMware Workstation: VMware VIX Application Programming Interface (API) Memory Overflow Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2008-0009) (CVE-2008-2100)

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VMware Workstation: VMware VIX Application Programming Interface (API) Memory Overflow Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2008-0009) (CVE-2008-2100)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/05/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in VIX API 1.1.x before 1.1.4 build 93057 on VMware Workstation 5.x and 6.x, VMware Player 1.x and 2.x, VMware ACE 2.x, VMware Server 1.x, VMware Fusion 1.x, VMware ESXi 3.5, and VMware ESX 3.0.1 through 3.5 allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-5_5_7
  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-6_0_4

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