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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2450

VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.3, VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.3, VMware Fusion 4.x before 4.1.2, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.0, and VMware ESX 3.5 through 4.1 do not properly register SCSI devices, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (invalid write operation and VMX process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging administrative privileges on the guest OS.
Publish Date : 2012-05-04 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
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 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 ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware SCSI device unchecked memory write oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16852 windows
VMware Workstation, Player, ESXi and ESX patches address critical security issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20618 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-2012-2450

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Fusion 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Player 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Player 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Player 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Vmware Workstation 8.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 6
Vmware Esxi 11
Vmware Fusion 5
Vmware Player 3
Vmware Workstation 3

- References For CVE-2012-2450

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0009.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2450

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


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