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VMware Fusion: Linux-based vmrun format string vulnerability (VMSA-2010-0007) (CVE-2010-1139)

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VMware Fusion: Linux-based vmrun format string vulnerability (VMSA-2010-0007) (CVE-2010-1139)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/12/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/18/2014
Modified
06/03/2016

Description

Format string vulnerability in vmrun in VMware VIX API 1.6.x, VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x on Linux, and VMware Fusion 2.x before 2.0.7 build 246742, allows local users to gain privileges via format string specifiers in process metadata.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-fusion-upgrade-2_0_7

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