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VMware Player: A VMCI privilege escalation on Windows-based hosts or Windows-based guests (VMSA-2009-0005) (CVE-2009-1147)

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VMware Player: A VMCI privilege escalation on Windows-based hosts or Windows-based guests (VMSA-2009-0005) (CVE-2009-1147)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/06/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2014

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in vmci.sys in the Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, and VMware Server 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_5_2

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