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[DSecRG-09-053] VMware Remoute Console - format string
From: Alexandr Polyakov <alexandr.polyakov () dsec ru>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:40:33 +0400


Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory       DSECRG-09-053


Application:                    VMware Remoute Console
Version:                        e.x.p build-158248
Vendor URL:                     http://vmware.com
Bugs:                           Format String Vulnerabilitys
Exploits:                       YES (PoC)
Reported:                       07.08.2009
Vendor response:                13.08.2009
Date of Public Advisory:        09.04.2010
CVE:                            CVE-2009-3732
VSA:                            VMSA-2010-0007
Authors:                        Alexey Sintsov of 
                                Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)

Description
********

VMware Remote Console Plug-in can be installed from WEB
interface of  VMware   vSphere. This software contains of ActiveX
objects and executable files for remote console  of guest OS. 
VMrc vulnerable to format string attacks. Exploitation of this issue 
may lead to arbitrary code execution on the system where VMrc is installed.


Details
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Details on official advisory  http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=153

References
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http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=153
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000090.html

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