VMware multiple products Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) denial of service
|vmware-vmci-dos (41250)||Medium Risk|
Multiple VMware products are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory corruption error in the Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI). By sending a specially-crafted call to the VMCI interface, a local authenticated attacker could crash the host system.
Denial of Service
Refer to VMSA-2008-0005 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- VMSA-2008-0005: Several critical security vulnerabilities have been addressed in the newest releases of VMware's hosted product line..
- BID-28276: VMware Server 1.0.5 and Workstation 6.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- BID-28289: VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-1340: Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) in VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.3, VMware Player 2.0.x before 2.0.3, and VMware ACE 2.0.x before 2.0.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via crafted VMCI calls that trigger memory exhaustion and memory corruption.
- OSVDB ID: 43899: VMware Multiple Products Crafted Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI) Calls DoS
- SA29413: VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1019624: VMware Virtual Machine Communication Interface Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
- VUPEN/ADV-2008-0905: VMware Security Update Fixes Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
- EMC VMware Player 1.0.2
- EMC VMware Player 1.0.3
- EMC VMware Player 1.0.4
- EMC VMware Player 1.0.5
- EMC VMware Player 2.0
- EMC VMware Player 2.0.1
- EMC VMware Player 2.0.2
- VMware ACE 1.0
- VMware ACE 2.0
- VMware Server 1.0.2
- VMware Server 1.0.3
- VMware Server 1.0.4
- VMware Workstation 5.5
- VMware Workstation 5.5.3_build_34685
- VMware Workstation 5.5.3_build_42958
- VMware Workstation 5.5.4
- VMware Workstation 5.5.4_build_44386
- VMware Workstation 5.5.5
- VMware Workstation 6.0
- VMware Workstation 6.0.1
- VMware Workstation 6.0.2
Mar 17, 2008
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