CVE Reference: CVE-2009-3707

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CVE-2009-3707

Description:
VMware Authentication Daemon 1.0 in vmware-authd.exe in the VMware Authorization Service in VMware Workstation 7.0 before 7.0.1 build 227600 and 6.5.x before 6.5.4 build 246459, VMware Player 3.0 before 3.0.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, VMware ACE 2.6 before 2.6.1 build 227600 and 2.5.x before 2.5.4 build 246459, and VMware Server 2.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via a \x25\xFF sequence in the USER and PASS commands, related to a "format string DoS" issue. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1022997

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA36988
  Secunia Advisory: SA39206
  Secunia Advisory: SA39215

MLIST
  http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html

MISC
  http://www.shinnai.net/exploits/abFwcLOuFqmD20yqhYpQ.txt
  http://www.shinnai.net/xplits/TXT_JtYUv6C6j5b6Bw6iIkF4.html
  http://www.shinnai.net/index.php?mod=02_Forum&group=02_Bugs_and_Exploits&argument=01_Remote&topic=1254924405.ff.php

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

FULLDISC
  http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0121.html

CONFIRM
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0007.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-04/0077.html

BID
  36630


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