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- (May 04, 2012) VMware Inc has released Vmware Player version 4.0.3. The following issues are resolved in VMware Player 4.0.3.
VMware floppy device out-of-bounds memory write
Due to a flaw in the virtual floppy configuration it was possible to perform an out-of-bounds memory write. This vulnerability allowed a guest user to crash the VMX process or to potentially execute code on the host.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-2449 to this issue.
VMware SCSI device unchecked memory write
Due to a flaw in the SCSI device registration it was possible to perform an unchecked write into memory. This vulnerability allowed a guest user to crash the VMX process or to potentially execute code on the host.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-2450 to this issue.
VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2012-0009 documents workarounds and mitigation for these two resolved issues.
- Please visit the following page for more details: http://www.vmware.com/support/player40/doc/releasenotes_player403.html
- Vulnerability ID – VMWAREPLAYERv4.0.3_Detect_Only
- Vulnerability ID – VMWAREPLAYERv4.0.2_Detect_Only (Added the replacement information.)
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