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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1126

VMware vmrun, as used in VIX API 1.x before 1.10.3 and VMware Workstation 6.5.x and 7.x before 7.1.4 build 385536 on Linux, might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in an unspecified directory.
Publish Date : 2011-04-04 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1126

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Vix Api 1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Workstation 6.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Workstation 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Vix Api 13
Vmware Workstation 12

- References For CVE-2011-1126 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2011-0816
XF vmware-vmrun-privilege-escalation(66472)
BUGTRAQ 20110330 VMSA-2011-0006 VMware vmrun utility local privilege escalation
BID 47094 VMware 'vmrun' on Linux Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2011-03-30
MLIST [security-announce] 20110330 UPDATED VMSA-2011-0006.1 VMware vmrun utility local privilege escalation
SECTRACK 1025270

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1126

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