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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1406

The Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) implementation in vmci.sys in VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.5 and 9.x before 9.0.1 on Windows, VMware Fusion 4.1 before 4.1.4 and 5.0 before 5.0.2, VMware View 4.x before 4.6.2 and 5.x before 5.1.2 on Windows, VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 does not properly restrict memory allocation by control code, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2013-02-11 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware ESX, Workstation, Fusion, and View VMCI privilege escalation vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20352 unix
VMware Workstation, View address a vulnerability in the VMCI.SYS driver which could result in a privilege escalation on ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17164 windows
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-2013-1406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Fusion 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Fusion 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Fusion 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 2
Vmware Esxi 12
Vmware Fusion 6

- References For CVE-2013-1406 CONFIRM
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17164

- Vulnerability Conditions

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Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1406

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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