VMware Workstation GPF denial of service

vmware-gpf-dos (33994) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

VMware Workstation is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified vulnerability in general protection faults (GPFs) in Windows guest operating systems. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the virtual machine.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.5
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 1.8
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of VMware Workstation (5.5.4 Build 44386 or later), available from the VMware Workstation Web site. See References.

For VMware Server:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware Server (1.0.3 Build 44356 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware Player:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware Player (1.0.4 Build 44386 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ACE:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware ACE (1.0.3 Build 44385 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • VMware Workstation 5.5.0
  • VMware Workstation 5.5.1
  • VMware Workstation 5.5.2
  • VMware Workstation 5.5.3

Reported:

Apr 27, 2007

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