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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2101

The VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) command-line utilities in VMware ESX 3.0.1 through 3.0.3 and ESX 3.5 place a password on the command line, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.
Publish Date : 2008-09-03 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2101

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ESX 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 4

- References For CVE-2008-2101

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020794
SECTRACK 1020794
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4202
SREASON 4202
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://secunia.com/advisories/31713
SECUNIA 31713
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
FULLDISC 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
VUPEN ADV-2008-2466
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30937
BID 30937 VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) User Password Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-01
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44797
XF vmware-esx-vcb-info-disclosure(44797)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2101

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


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