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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1363

VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3 and 5.5.x before 5.5.6, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3 and 1.0.x before 1.0.6, VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 and 1.0.x before 1.0.5, and VMware Server 1.0.x before 1.0.5 on Windows allow local users to gain privileges via an unspecified manipulation of a config.ini file located in an Application Data folder, which can be used for "hijacking the VMX process."
Publish Date : 2008-03-19 Last Update Date : 2018-11-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1363

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.3 Build 54075 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware ACE 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Player 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Player 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Player 2.0.1 Build 55017 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Player 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Server 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Server 1.0.1 Build 29996 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Server 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Server 1.0.4 Build 56528 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.0 Build 13124 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 Build 19175 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Build 34685 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Build 42958 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Build 44386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.5 Build 56455 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Build 55017 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 7
Vmware Player 4
Vmware Server 7
Vmware Workstation 16

- References For CVE-2008-1363 CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-0905
XF vmware-config-privilege-escalation(41252) CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20080318 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues CONFIRM
BID 28276 VMware Server 1.0.5 and Workstation 6.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
SECTRACK 1019622
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
MLIST [security-announce] 20080317 VMSA-2008-0005 Updated VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Server, VMware ACE, and VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1363

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