CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2012-1515

Published: Apr 02, 2012 | Modified: Oct 12, 2018
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
8.3 HIGH
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

VMware ESXi 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1 and ESX 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1 do not properly implement port-based I/O operations, which allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges by overwriting memory locations in a read-only memory block associated with the Virtual DOS Machine.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Esxi Vmware 3.5 3.5
Esxi Vmware 4.0 4.0
Esxi Vmware 4.1 4.1

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