69596 : VMware Multiple Products VMnc Decoder Frame Decompression Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-12-03
Time to Patch
170 days

Description

A memory corruption flaw exists in VMWare Movie Decoder, Workstation, and Player. The decoder frame decompression of the VMnc codec fails to sanitize user-supplied input resulting in heap memory corruption. With a specially crafted file or page, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, VMWare has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

VMware, Inc.
Workstation
6.5.4
7.1.1
Movie Decoder
6.5.4
7.1.1
Player
2.5.4
3.1.1

References

Tools & Filters

51057

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-12-07 | Disagree?

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