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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3281

The vmx86 kernel extension in VMware Fusion before 2.0.6 build 196839 does not use correct file permissions, which allows host OS users to gain privileges on the host OS via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-10-16 Last Update Date : 2009-10-19
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3281

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Fusion 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Fusion 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Fusion 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Fusion 11

- References For CVE-2009-3281
MLIST [security-announce] 20091001 VMSA-2009-0013 VMware Fusion resolves two security issues
SECTRACK 1022981

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3281

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