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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3761 (1 public exploit)

hcmon.sys in VMware Workstation 6.5.1 and earlier, VMware Player 2.5.1 and earlier, VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.9 build 156507 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745 uses the METHOD_NEITHER communication method for IOCTLs, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted IOCTL request.
Publish Date : 2008-08-21 Last Update Date : 2009-04-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3761

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.0.45731 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Vmware Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2008-3761

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4177
SREASON 4177
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Apr/0036.html
FULLDISC 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6262
MILW0RM 6262
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30737
BID 30737 VMware Workstation 'hcmon.sys' Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-27
http://www.orange-bat.com/adv/2008/adv.08.17.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34373
BID 34373 VMware Hosted Products VMSA-2009-0005 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0005.html CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020715
SECTRACK 1020715
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44539
XF vmware-workstation-hcmon-dos(44539)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944
VUPEN ADV-2009-0944
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000054.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3761

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


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