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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2267

VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware ACE 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, VMware Server 1.x before 1.0.10 build 203137 and 2.x before 2.0.2 build 203138, VMware Fusion 2.x before 2.0.6 build 196839, VMware ESXi 3.5 and 4.0, and VMware ESX 2.5.5, 3.0.3, 3.5, and 4.0, when Virtual-8086 mode is used, do not properly set the exception code upon a page fault (aka #PF) exception, which allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by specifying a crafted value for the cs register.
Publish Date : 2009-11-02 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware improper setting of the exception code on page faults vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8473 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-2009-2267

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ACE 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ESX 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware ESX 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware ESX 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Esxi 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Esxi 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Player 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Player 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Player 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Server 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Server 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Server 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Server 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Server 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Vmware Server 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Vmware Server 2.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Vmware Server 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Vmware Server 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 3
Vmware ESX 4
Vmware Esxi 2
Vmware Fusion 6
Vmware Player 3
Vmware Server 13
Vmware Workstation 3

- References For CVE-2009-2267

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000069.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20091027 VMSA-2009-0015 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve two security issues
http://secunia.com/advisories/37172
SECUNIA 37172
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023083
SECTRACK 1023083
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023082
SECTRACK 1023082
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507539/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091027 Invalid #PF Exception Code in VMware can result in Guest Privilege Escalation
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507523/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091027 VMSA-2009-0015 VMware hosted products and ESX patches resolve two security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36841
BID 36841 VMware Products Page Fault Exception Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0015.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3062
VUPEN ADV-2009-3062

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2267

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


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