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VMWare Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for VMware version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to execute code on the remote system.

Description :

According to its version number, the VMware program on the remote host
may allow a possible hacker to execute code on the system hosting the VMware

The vulnerability can be exploited by sending specially crafted FTP PORT
and EPRT requests.

To be exploitable, the VMware system must be configured to use NAT networking.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to :

- VMware Workstation 5.5.1 or higher
- VMware Workstation 4.5.2 or higher
- VMware Player 1.0.1 or higher
- VMware GSX Server 3.2.1 or higher

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

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