CVE-2009-1142

Published on: Not Yet Published

Last Modified on: 11/28/2022 06:33:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Open Vm Tools from Vmware contain the following vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in open-vm-tools 2009.03.18-154848. Local users can gain privileges via a symlink attack on /tmp files if vmware-user-suid-wrapper is setuid root and the ChmodChownDirectory function is enabled.

  • CVE-2009-1142 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.7 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW HIGH NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVE References

Description Tags Link
264577 – (CVE-2009-1142, CVE-2009-1143) app-emulation/open-vm-tools (CVE-2009-1142, CVE-2009-1143) bugs.gentoo.org
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URL Logo MISC bugs.gentoo.org/264577
Release 2009.03.18-154848 · vmware/open-vm-tools · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools/releases/tag/2009.03.18-154848

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationVmwareOpen Vm Tools2009.03.18-154848AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:open_vm_tools:2009.03.18-154848:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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