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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2448

VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.0 and ESX 3.5 through 4.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory overwrite) via NFS traffic.
Publish Date : 2012-05-04 Last Update Date : 2017-12-14
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware Workstation, Player, ESXi and ESX patches address critical security issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20172 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-2012-2448

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 6
Vmware Esxi 11

- References For CVE-2012-2448
SECTRACK 1027018
BID 53371 VMware ESX NFS Traffic Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2012-05-03 CONFIRM
OSVDB 81693
XF vmware-nfs-code-execution(75375)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2448

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