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CVE Reference: CVE-2007-5671

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CVE-2007-5671

Description:
HGFS.sys in the VMware Tools package in VMware Workstation 5.x before 5.5.6 build 80404, VMware Player before 1.0.6 build 80404, VMware ACE before 1.0.5 build 79846, VMware Server before 1.0.5 build 80187, and VMware ESX 2.5.4 through 3.0.2 does not properly validate arguments in user-mode METHOD_NEITHER IOCTLs to the \\.\hgfs device, which allows guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory locations in guest kernel memory and gain privileges.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1020197

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3922

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA30556

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5688
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5358

IDEFENSE
  http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=712

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml

CONFIRM
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493172/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493148/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded


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