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VMware Workstation: A remote denial of service vulnerability in authd for Windows based hosts (VMSA-2009-0005) (CVE-2009-0177)

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VMware Workstation: A remote denial of service vulnerability in authd for Windows based hosts (VMSA-2009-0005) (CVE-2009-0177)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/20/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

vmwarebase.dll, as used in the vmware-authd service (aka vmware-authd.exe), in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 build 126130, 6.5.1 and earlier; VMware Player 2.5.1 build 126130, 2.5.1 and earlier; VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier; VMware Server 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745; and VMware Fusion before 2.0.2 build 147997 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a long (1) USER or (2) PASS command.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-6_5_2

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