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VMware Player: Critical Memory corruption vulnerability (VMSA-2008-0019) (CVE-2008-4917)

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VMware Player: Critical Memory corruption vulnerability (VMSA-2008-0019) (CVE-2008-4917)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in VMware Workstation 5.5.8 and earlier, and 6.0.5 and earlier 6.x versions; VMware Player 1.0.8 and earlier, and 2.0.5 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware Server 1.0.9 and earlier; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2 through 3.5 allows guest OS users to have an unknown impact by sending the virtual hardware a request that triggers an arbitrary physical-memory write operation, leading to memory corruption.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_9
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_5_0

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