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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4459

Heap-based buffer overflow in the NAT networking components vmnat.exe and vmnet-natd in VMWare Workstation 5.5, GSX Server 3.2, ACE 1.0.1, and Player 1.0 allows remote authenticated attackers, including guests, to execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) EPRT and (2) PORT FTP commands.
Publish Date : 2005-12-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Gsx Server 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Gsx Server 2.0.1 Build 2129 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Gsx Server 2.5.1 Build 5336 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Gsx Server 2.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Gsx Server 2.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Gsx Server 3.0 Build 7592 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Gsx Server 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Gsx Server 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Gsx Server 3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Player 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Workstation 3.2.1 Patch1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Workstation 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Workstation 4.5.2 Build 8848 R4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Workstation 4.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Workstation 5.0.0 Build 13124 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 1
Vmware Gsx Server 9
Vmware Player 1
Vmware Workstation 9

- References For CVE-2005-4459
VUPEN ADV-2005-3013
BUGTRAQ 20051221 VMware vulnerability in NAT networking
BUGTRAQ 20051221 [Security-Advisories (at) acs-inc (dot) com [email concealed]: [Full-disclosure] [ACSSEC-2005-11-25-0x1] VMWare Workstation 5.5.0 <= build-18007 G SX Server Variants And Others]
CERT-VN VU#856689
SECTRACK 1015401
GENTOO GLSA-200601-04
BID 15998 VMWare Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-01-10 CONFIRM
FULLDISC 20051221 [ACSSEC-2005-11-25-0x1] VMWare Workstation 5.5.0 <= build-18007 G SX Server Variants And Others

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4459

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