The XPDM display driver in VMware ESXi 4.0, 4.1, and 5.0; VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1; and VMware View before 4.6.1 allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-03-16 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
(There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
(There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
(There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
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