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VMware Products Update for Multiple Packages

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Release Date:  2009-11-23    Last Update:  2010-03-30    Views:  9,713

Secunia Advisory SA37460

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Unknown, Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data, Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Partial Fix

CVE Reference(s):

Description


VMware has issued updates for multiple packages. These fix vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, by malicious users to disclose sensitive information or manipulate certain data, and by malicious people to disclose sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, manipulate certain data, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or compromise a user's system.

1) Multiple vulnerabilities can be exploited to disclose sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting attacks, manipulate certain data, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS, or compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA27398
SA28274
SA28834
SA28878
SA30500
SA31381
SA34451
SA35326
SA36159

2) Input passed to WebWorks help pages is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

For more information:
SA38749


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
2) Alex Kouzemtchenko of stratsec.

Original Advisory:
VMSA-2009-0016:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000087.html

VMSA-2009-0017:
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000073.html

stratsec:
http://www.stratsec.net/files/SS-09-001-Stratsec-VMWare%20WebWorks%20XSS%20Advisory%20v1.0.pdf

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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