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VMWare Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for VMware version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute code on the remote system.

Description :

According to its version number, the VMware program on the remote host
may permit a possible hacker to execute code on the system hosting the VMware
instance.

The vulnerability can be exploited by sending specially crafted FTP PORT
and EPRT requests.

To be exploitable, the VMware system must be configured to use NAT networking.

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=2000

Solution :

Upgrade to :

- VMware Workstation 5.5.1 or higher
- VMware Workstation 4.5.2 or higher
- VMware Player 1.0.1 or higher
- VMware GSX Server 3.2.1 or higher

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15998

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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