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VMware Player: Multiple vulnerabilities in mount.vmhgfs (VMSA-2011-0009) (CVE-2011-1787)

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VMware Player: Multiple vulnerabilities in mount.vmhgfs (VMSA-2011-0009) (CVE-2011-1787)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Race condition in mount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1 allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by mounting a filesystem on top of an arbitrary directory.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-3_1_4

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