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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4915

The CPU hardware emulation in VMware Workstation 6.0.5 and earlier and 5.5.8 and earlier; Player 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and 1.0.x through 1.0.8; ACE 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and earlier, and 1.0.x through 1.0.7; Server 1.0.x through 1.0.7; ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5; and ESXi 3.5, when running 32-bit and 64-bit guest operating systems, does not properly handle the Trap flag, which allows authenticated guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS.
Publish Date : 2008-11-10 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware CPU Hardware Emulation Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6309 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-2008-4915

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware ACE 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware ESX 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware ESX 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware ESX 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Esxi 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Player 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Player 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Player 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Player 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Player 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Player 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Player 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Vmware Player 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Vmware Player 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Vmware Player 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Vmware Player 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Vmware Player 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Vmware Player 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Vmware Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Vmware Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Vmware Server 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Vmware Server 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Vmware Server 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Vmware Server 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Vmware Server 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Vmware Workstation 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 14
Vmware ESX 5
Vmware Esxi 1
Vmware Player 13
Vmware Server 9
Vmware Workstation 16

- References For CVE-2008-4915

http://secunia.com/advisories/32624
SECUNIA 32624
http://secunia.com/advisories/32612
SECUNIA 32612
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498138/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081107 VMSA-2008-0018 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve two security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32168
BID 32168 VMware Products Trap Flag In-Guest Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021154
SECTRACK 1021154
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3052
VUPEN ADV-2008-3052
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0018.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46415
XF vmware-cpuhardware-priv-escalation(46415)
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000042.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20081106 VMSA-2008-0018 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve two security issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4915

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


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