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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2515

Format string vulnerability in VMware Workstation 4.5.2 build-8848, if running with elevated privileges, might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in command line arguments. NOTE: it is not clear if there are any default or typical circumstances under which VMware would be running with privileges beyond those already available to the attackers, so this might not be a vulnerability.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-2515

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Workstation 4.5.2 Build 8848 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2004-2515

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1320.html
FULLDISC 20041129 Format string flaw in VMWare Workstation 4.5.2 build-8848.
http://www.osvdb.org/12169
OSVDB 12169
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/18297
XF vmware-format-string(18297)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11737
BID 11737 VMWare Workstation Local Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2004-11-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2515

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


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