VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.3, VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.3, VMware Fusion 4.x through 4.1.2, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.0, and VMware ESX 3.5 through 4.1 do not properly configure the virtual floppy device, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write operation and VMX process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging administrative privileges on the guest OS.
Published 2012-05-04 16:55:02
Updated 2017-12-14 02:29:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2012-2449

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-2449
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2012-2449 37
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2449

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 62 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2449

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2449

References for CVE-2012-2449

Products affected by CVE-2012-2449

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