CVE-2014-8370 (esxi, fusion, player, workstation)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-8370

Original release date: 01/29/2015

Last revised: 02/02/2015



VMware Workstation 10.x before 10.0.5, VMware Player 6.x before 6.0.5, VMware Fusion 6.x before 6.0.5, and VMware ESXi 5.0 through 5.5 allow host OS users to gain host OS privileges or cause a denial of service (arbitrary write to a file) by modifying a configuration file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 4.9

Exploitability Subscore: 10.0

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Network exploitable

Access Complexity: Low

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: JVNDB

Name: JVNDB-2015-000007

Type: Advisory

External Source: JVN

Name: JVN#88252465

Type: Advisory

External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Technical Details

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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