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Vulnerability Report: VMware Workstation 6.x

This vulnerability report for VMware Workstation 6.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in VMware Workstation 6.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2014
2.2. Statistics for 2013
2.3. Statistics for 2012
2.4. Statistics for 2011
2.5. Statistics for 2010
2.6. Statistics for 2009
2.7. Statistics for 2008
2.8. Statistics for 2007
2.9. Statistics for 2006
2.10. Statistics for 2005
2.11. Statistics for 2004
2.12. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2014
3.2. List for 2013
3.3. List for 2012
3.4. List for 2011
3.5. List for 2010
3.6. List for 2009
3.7. List for 2008
3.8. List for 2007
3.9. List for 2006
3.10. List for 2005
3.11. List for 2004
3.12. List for 2003

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Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Vendor VMware

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Affected By 17 Secunia advisories
70 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 6% (1 of 17 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting VMware Workstation 6.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Not critical .




17 Secunia Advisories in 2003-2014

Secunia has issued a total of 17 Secunia advisories in 2003-2014 for VMware Workstation 6.x. Currently, 6% (1 out of 17) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Not critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting VMware Workstation 6.x can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



patched VMware Workstation "vmrun" Privilege Escalation Security Issue
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 1 in 2011. 3,135 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-30
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43885
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in VMware Workstation, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain potentially escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched VMware Products VMnc Codec "ICM_DECOMPRESS" Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 4 in 2010. 4,091 views.
Release Date:
2010-12-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA42481
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in VMware Movie Decoder, Workstation, and Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched VMware Products VMware Tools Command Injection Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 4 in 2010. 3,857 views.
Release Date:
2010-12-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA42480
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion, ESX, and ESXi, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched VMware Workstation and Player libpng Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 4 in 2010. 2,873 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41605
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
VMware has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in VMware Workstation and Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 4 in 2010. 7,801 views.
Release Date:
2010-04-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39206
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in multiple VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information or gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to disclose sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Guest Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 5 in 2009. 5,183 views.
Release Date:
2009-10-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37172
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in various VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched VMware Authorization Service Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 5 in 2009. 10,636 views.
Release Date:
2009-10-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36988
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
shinnai has discovered a vulnerability in multiple VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 5 in 2009. 4,449 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36379
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Cross Site Scripting
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in multiple VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Descheduled Time Accounting Driver Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 5 in 2009. 4,940 views.
Release Date:
2009-05-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35269
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 5 in 2009. 12,130 views.
Release Date:
2009-01-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33372
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or to potentially compromise a user's system, and by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions or to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 5 in 2008. 9,169 views.
Release Date:
2008-11-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA32612
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in various VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched VMware Workstation Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 5 in 2008. 11,404 views.
Release Date:
2008-09-01
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA31707
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
VMware has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in VMware Workstation, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 5 in 2008. 9,300 views.
Release Date:
2008-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA30476
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in multiple VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions or to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 5 in 2008. 11,265 views.
Release Date:
2008-03-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA29413
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges or to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions or to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched VMware Products Shared Folders Directory Traversal Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 5 in 2008. 13,299 views.
Release Date:
2008-02-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA29117
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gerardo Richarte has reported a vulnerability in VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users or malicious applications to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched VMWare Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 2 in 2007. 28,589 views.
Release Date:
2007-09-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA26890
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in various VMware products, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges or cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


unpatched VMWare Workstation vstor-ws60.sys Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 2 of 2 in 2007. 12,846 views.
Release Date:
2007-08-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA26606
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
seppi has reported a vulnerability in VMWare Workstation, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]





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