Upstream information

CVE-2011-1787 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in mount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1 allows guest OS users to gain privileges on the guest OS by mounting a filesystem on top of an arbitrary directory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 673267 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 698172 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.3
  • libvmtools0-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • open-vm-tools-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • open-vm-tools-debugsource >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • open-vm-tools-gui-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-desktop-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • libvmtools-devel >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • libvmtools0 >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • open-vm-tools >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • open-vm-tools-gui >= 2011.05.27-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-default >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-desktop >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
  • vmware-guest-kmp-pae >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.34.8_0.2-0.3.1
openSUSE 11.4
  • libvmtools-devel >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • libvmtools0 >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools-gui >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-default >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-desktop >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-pae >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
openSUSE 11.4
  • libvmtools-devel >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • libvmtools0 >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • libvmtools0-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools-debugsource >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools-gui >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • open-vm-tools-gui-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-default >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-desktop >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-desktop-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-pae >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
  • vmware-guest-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 2011.05.27_k2.6.37.6_0.5-0.3.3
Patchnames:
libvmtools-devel