Critical

CVE-2009-0199 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Vmware ACE/Movie Decoder/Player/Workstation

Publication: 2009-09-08
Summary

Heap-based buffer overflow in the VMnc media codec in vmnc.dll in VMware Movie Decoder before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Workstation 6.5.x before 6.5.3 build 185404, VMware Player 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404, and VMware ACE 2.5.x before 2.5.3 build 185404 on Windows might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a video file with crafted dimensions (aka framebuffer parameters).

Classification
CWE-119: Buffer Errors

Risk level (CVSS 9.3)

Critical

9.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Vmware ACE 2.5.0
  • Vmware Player 2.5
  • Vmware Player 2.5.1
  • Vmware ACE 2.5.1
  • Vmware Player 2.5.2
  • Vmware ACE 2.5.2
  • Vmware Player 2.5.2_build_156735
  • Vmware Workstation 6.5
  • Vmware Workstation 6.5.0
  • Vmware Workstation 6.5.1
  • Vmware Workstation 6.5.2
  • Vmware Movie Decoder 6.5.3