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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2098

Heap-based buffer overflow in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 6 before 6.0.4 build 93057, VMware Player 2 before 2.0.4 build 93057, VMware ACE 2 before 2.0.2 build 93057, and VMware Fusion before 1.1.2 build 87978, when folder sharing is used, allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-06-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2098

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Ace 2 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Ace 2 2.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2 2.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2 2.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vmware Player 2 2.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Ace 2 2
Vmware Fusion 2
Vmware Vmware Player 2 4
Vmware Vmware Workstation 3
Vmware Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2008-2098 CONFIRM
XF vmware-hgfs-bo(42753)
SECTRACK 1020148
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
BUGTRAQ 20080530 VMSA-2008-0008 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion resolve critical security issues
VUPEN ADV-2008-1707

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2098

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