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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

Cables, Connectors

IBM pSeries Server P7 Power7 P795 2C17 Flex Service Processor Module PN: 95Y5632
$139.0
IBM pSeries Server P7 Power7 P795 2C17 Flex Service Processor Module PN: 95Y5632 pictureM8836-I8S IBM xSeries306 1 x 3.0GHz processor 99GDE94
$600.0
M8836-I8S IBM xSeries306 1 x 3.0GHz processor 99GDE94 picture8836-25X IBM x306 Pentium 4 Rackmount Server
$600.0
8836-25X IBM x306 Pentium 4 Rackmount Server picture8839-51X IBM HS40 Blade Svr 4 x 2.2GHz Xeon Processors
$600.0
8839-51X IBM HS40 Blade Svr 4 x 2.2GHz Xeon Processors picture


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