2007-5619 | VMware Server cleartext storage (28250 / SBV-25830)
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A vulnerability has been found in VMware Server 1.0.3 (Virtualization Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-312. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Unspecified vulnerability in VMware Server before 1.0.4 causes user passwords to be recorded in cleartext in server logs, which might allow local users to gain privileges.
The weakness was presented 10/21/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at vmware.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-5619 since 10/21/2007. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 07/29/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1555.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 28250 (Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : linux-restricted-modules-2.6.17/20, vmware-player-kernel-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-543-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.3
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔍
Created: 03/16/2015 12:18
Updated: 07/29/2021 13:54
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