CVE-2011-1681

Current Description

vmware-hgfsmounter in VMware Open Virtual Machine Tools (aka open-vm-tools) 8.4.2-261024 and earlier attempts to append to the /etc/mtab file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of this file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.

Basic Data

PublishedApril 10, 2011
Last ModifiedAugust 17, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-16
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score3.3
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.4
Impact Score4.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationVmwareOpen-vm-tools********8.4.2-261024

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Vmware Open-vm-tools *

References

NameSourceURLTags
[oss-security] 20110304 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/10MLIST
[oss-security] 20110303 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/11MLIST
[oss-security] 20110304 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/12MLIST
[oss-security] 20110303 Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9MLIST
[oss-security] 20110305 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/3MLIST
[oss-security] 20110305 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/7MLIST
[oss-security] 20110307 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/9MLIST
[oss-security] 20110314 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/16MLIST
[oss-security] 20110314 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/5MLIST
[oss-security] 20110314 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/7MLIST
[oss-security] 20110315 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/6MLIST
[oss-security] 20110322 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/4MLIST
[oss-security] 20110322 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/6MLIST
[oss-security] 20110331 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/3MLISTExploit
[oss-security] 20110331 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/4MLIST
[oss-security] 20110401 Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZEhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/2MLIST
44904http://secunia.com/advisories/44904SECUNIA
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980MISCExploit
vmware-vmwarehgfsmounter-sec-bypass(66699)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66699XF
openSUSE-SU-2011:0617https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/8711677SUSE