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VMware Player: Mishandled exception on page faults (VMSA-2009-0015) (CVE-2009-2267)

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VMware Player: Mishandled exception on page faults (VMSA-2009-0015) (CVE-2009-2267)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/02/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware ACE 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.10 build 203137 and 2.x before 2.0.2 build 203138, VMware Fusion 2.x before 2.0.6 build 196839, VMware ESXi 3.5 and 4.0, and VMware ESX 2.5.5, 3.0.3, 3.5, and 4.0, when Virtual-8086 mode is used, do not properly set the exception code upon a page fault (aka #PF) exception, which allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by specifying a crafted value for the cs register.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_5_3

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