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VMware Fusion Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-09-01    Last Update:  2008-09-19    Views:  7,195

Secunia Advisory SA31711

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


VMware has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in VMware Fusion, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system.

1) Some vulnerabilities in freetype can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

For more information:
SA30600

2) A vulnerability in cairo can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

For more information:
SA27880


Solution:
Fixed in VMware Fusion 2.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
VMSA-2008-0014:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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