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VMware SCSI device unchecked memory write

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16852

VMware Workstation 8.x before 8.0.3 VMware Player 4.x before 4.0.3 VMware Fusion 4.x before 4.1.2 VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.0 and VMware ESX 3.5 through 4.1 do not properly register SCSI devices which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (invalid write operation and VMX process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging administrative privileges on the guest OS.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-2450
Product(s):
  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware Player