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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0908

Unspecified vulnerability in the ACE shared folders implementation in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) shared folders feature in VMware ACE 2.5.1 and earlier allows attackers to enable a disabled shared folder.
Publish Date : 2009-04-06 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware Host Guest File System Bug Lets Local Users Enable Certain Shared Folders oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6399 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-2009-0908

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware ACE 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware ACE 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware ACE 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware ACE 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 17

- References For CVE-2009-0908
VUPEN ADV-2009-0944
FULLDISC 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
BID 34373 VMware Hosted Products VMSA-2009-0005 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-10-01
MLIST [security-announce] 20090403 VMSA-2009-0005 VMware Hosted products, VI Client and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0908

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