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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4916

Unspecified vulnerability in a guest virtual device driver in VMware Workstation before 5.5.9 build 126128, and 6.5.1 and earlier 6.x versions; VMware Player before 1.0.9 build 126128, and 2.5.1 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware ACE before 1.0.8 build 125922, and 2.5.1 and earlier 2.x versions; VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.8 build 126538 and 2.0.x before 2.0.1 build 156745; VMware Fusion before 2.0.1; VMware ESXi 3.5; and VMware ESX 3.0.2, 3.0.3, and 3.5 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-04-06 Last Update Date : 2013-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware Guest Virtual Device Driver Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6439 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-2008-4916

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application EMC Vmware Player Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Vmware Ace 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Vmware Esx 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Vmware Esx 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Vmware Esx 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Vmware Esxi 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Vmware Vmware Player 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Vmware Vmware Server 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Vmware Vmware Server 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 4.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.0.45731 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.4 Build 93057 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
EMC Vmware Player 1
Vmware Vmware Ace 13
Vmware Vmware Esx 3
Vmware Vmware Esxi 1
Vmware Vmware Player 20
Vmware Vmware Server 11
Vmware Vmware Workstation 22

- References For CVE-2008-4916

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
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
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021973
SECTRACK 1021973
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.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0944
VUPEN ADV-2009-0944

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4916

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


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