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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2481

VMware ESX Server 2.0.x before 2.0.2 and 2.x before 2.5.2 patch 4 stores authentication credentials in base 64 encoded format in the vmware.mui.kid and vmware.mui.sid cookies, which allows attackers to gain privileges by obtaining the cookies using attacks such as cross-site scripting (CVE-2005-3619).
Publish Date : 2006-07-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privilegesCross Site Scripting
CWE ID 255

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2481

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware ESX 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware ESX 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware ESX 2.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 7

- References For CVE-2006-2481
BUGTRAQ 20060731 Corsaire Security Advisory - VMware ESX Server Password Disclosure in Cookie issue
BUGTRAQ 20060801 VMSA-2006-0004 Cross site scripting vulnerability and other fixes
BID 19249 VMware ESX Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-08-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2481

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