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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0923

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Shared Folders feature for VMWare ACE 1.0.2 and 2.0.2, Player 1.0.4 and 2.0.2, and Workstation 5.5.4 and 6.0.2 allows guest OS users to read and write arbitrary files on the host OS via a multibyte string that produces a wide character string containing .. (dot dot) sequences, which bypasses the protection mechanism, as demonstrated using a "%c0%2e%c0%2e" string.
Publish Date : 2008-02-25 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversalBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 22

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0923

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ACE 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Player 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.1 Build 19317 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Workstation 4.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Build 34685 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 5
Vmware Player 1
Vmware Vmware Player 3
Vmware Vmware Workstation 2
Vmware Workstation 4

- References For CVE-2008-0923

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000008.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20080317 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://secunia.com/advisories/29117
SECUNIA 29117
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3700
SREASON 3700
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0679
VUPEN ADV-2008-0679
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0905/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0905
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489739/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080318 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28276
BID 28276 VMware Server 1.0.5 and Workstation 6.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0005.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/40837
XF vmware-sharedfolders-directory-traversal(40837)
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html CONFIRM
http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2129
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019493
SECTRACK 1019493
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27944
BID 27944 VMware Products Shared Folders 'MultiByteToWideChar()' Variant Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488725/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080225 CORE-2007-0930 Path Traversal vulnerability in VMware's shared folders implementation
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-February/060457.html
FULLDISC 20080225 CORE-2007-0930 Path Traversal vulnerability in VMware's shared folders implementation
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1004034 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0923

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


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