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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2100

Multiple buffer overflows in VIX API 1.1.x before 1.1.4 build 93057 on VMware Workstation 5.x and 6.x, VMware Player 1.x and 2.x, VMware ACE 2.x, VMware Server 1.x, VMware Fusion 1.x, VMware ESXi 3.5, and VMware ESX 3.0.1 through 3.5 allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-06-05 Last Update Date : 2019-08-14
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware Buffer Overflows in VIX API Let Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5081 unix
VMware Buffer Overflows in VIX API Let Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5647 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-2008-2100

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 2.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware ESX 2.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Esx Server 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Esx Server 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Esxi 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Fusion * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Player * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Workstation * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 1
Vmware ESX 6
Vmware Esx Server 2
Vmware Esxi 1
Vmware Fusion 1
Vmware Player 1
Vmware Server 1
Vmware Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2008-2100
XF vmware-vixapi-multiple-unspecified-bo(42872)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5647
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
VUPEN ADV-2008-1744
BID 29552 VMware VIX API Multiple Unspecified Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5081
BUGTRAQ 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2100

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