CVE Reference: CVE-2008-4279

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CVE-2008-4279

Description:
The CPU hardware emulation for 64-bit guest operating systems in VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488 and 5.x before 5.5.8 build 108000; Player 2.0.x before 2.0.5 build 109488 and 1.x before 1.0.8; Server 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108231; and ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5 allows authenticated guest OS users to gain additional guest OS privileges by triggering an exception that causes the virtual CPU to perform an indirect jump to a non-canonical address.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45668

ST
  1020991

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32180
  Secunia Advisory: SA32157
  Secunia Advisory: SA32179

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5929

FULLDISC
  http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-October/064860.html

CONFIRM
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497041/100/0/threaded
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122331139823057&w=2

BID
  31569


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