Multiple VMware products lgtosync.sys privilege escalation
|vmware-cve20133519-priv-esc (89416)||Medium Risk|
Multiple VMware products could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the LGTOSYNC.SYS driver. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to manipulate the memory allocation and gain privileges on the system.
Refer to VMSA-2013-0014 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update from your vendor.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1664863: Vulnerabilities in multiple VMware products for CloudBurst.
- VMSA-2013-0014: VMware Workstation, Fusion, ESXi and ESX patches address a guest privilege escalation.
- BID-64075: Multiple VMware Products CVE-2013-3519 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-3519: lgtosync.sys in VMware Workstation 9.x before 9.0.3, VMware Player 5.x before 5.0.3, VMware Fusion 5.x before 5.0.4, VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.1, and VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1, when a 32-bit Windows guest OS is used, allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges via an application that performs a crafted memory allocation.
- SA55684: VMware Multiple Products LGTOSYNC Guest Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- IBM CloudBurst 1.2
- IBM CloudBurst 2.0
- IBM CloudBurst 2.1
- VMware ESX Server 4.0
- VMware ESX Server 4.1
- VMware ESX Server 5.0
- VMware Esxi 4.0
- VMware Esxi 4.1
- VMware ESXi 5.0
- VMware Fusion 5.0
- VMware Player 5.0
- VMware Workstation 9.0
Dec 03, 2013
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