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JVNDB-2015-000007

Arbitrary files may be overwritten in multiple VMware products

Overview

Multiple products provided by VMware Inc. contain a vulnerability where arbitrary files on the host OS may be overwritten.

Shanon Olsson reported this vulnerability to JPCERT/CC.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 6.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


VMware
  • VMware Fusion versions prior 6.0.5
  • VMware Player versions prior to 6.0.5
  • VMware Workstation versions prior to 10.0.5
  • VMware ESXi 5.0 without patch ESXi500-201405101-SG
  • VMware ESXi 5.1 without patch ESXi510-201404101-SG
  • VMware ESXi 5.5 without patch ESXi550-201403102-SG

Impact

A user that can modify the configuration file for the virtual machine may overwrite arbitrary files on the host OS. As a result, privileges may be escalated in the host OS.
Solution

[Update the software]
Apply the appropriate update according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

VMware
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-8370
References

  1. JVN : JVN#88252465
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-8370
Revision History

[2015/01/29]
  Web page was published
[2015/02/16]
  References : Content was added