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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   VMware Vendors:   VMware
VMware Workstation and Player USB Service Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023834
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023834
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1140   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 9 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Workstation 7.0, Player 3.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VMware Workstation and Player. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A physically local user with access to a USB port can place a specially crafted executable on the target system to execute arbitrary code on the target guest operating system with elevated privileges.

Windows-based VMware Workstation and Player versions are affected.

Thierry Zoller reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A physically local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges on the target guest operating system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Workstation 7.0.1 build 227600, Player 3.0.1 build 227600).

The vendor's advisory will be available at:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/

Vendor URL:  www.vmware.com/security/advisories/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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