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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3733

Directory traversal vulnerability in VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.10 build 203137 and 2.x before 2.0.2 build 203138 on Linux, VMware ESXi 3.5, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 and 3.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-11-02 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware directory traversal vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7822 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3733

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ESX 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Esxi 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Build 29996 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Server 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Build 56528 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Server 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Server 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Server 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Server 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Server 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Server 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Server 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 2
Vmware Esxi 1
Vmware Server 14

- References For CVE-2009-3733
SECTRACK 1023089
SECTRACK 1023088
BUGTRAQ 20091027 VMSA-2009-0015 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve two security issues
BID 36842 VMware Products Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-01
MLIST [security-announce] 20091027 VMSA-2009-0015 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve two security issues CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
VUPEN ADV-2009-3062

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3733

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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