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Secunia Security Advisory 42479

Secunia Security Advisory 42479
Posted Dec 4, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been discovered in VMware Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 42479

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TITLE:
VMware Server VI Web Access Directory Traversal Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA42479

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/42479/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42479

RELEASE DATE:
2010-12-04

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/42479/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/42479/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42479

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been discovered in VMware Server, which can be
exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive
information.

The security issue is caused due to an input validation error in the
VI Web Access interface and can be exploited to access arbitrary
files via directory traversal sequences sent to TCP port 8307.

The security issue is confirmed in version 2.0.2 build 203138 for
Windows. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Grant only trusted users access to affected systems.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
clshack

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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