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VMware Tools Display Driver Privilege Escalation

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17183

The XPDM display driver in VMware ESXi 4.0 4.1 and 5.0; VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1; and VMware View before 4.6.1 allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-1508
Product(s):
  • VMware View
  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware Player