VMware Workstation DnD Function Out-of-Bounds Access Vulnerability (Linux)

2017-02-03T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310810532
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-10-15T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with VMware Workstation and is prone to an out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_vmware_workstation_dnd_function_oob_mem_access_vuln_lin.nasl 11900 2018-10-15 07:44:31Z mmartin $
#
# VMware Workstation DnD Function Out-of-Bounds Access Vulnerability (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Rinu Kuriakose <krinu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
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# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:vmware:workstation";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.810532");
  script_version("$Revision: 11900 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-7461");
  script_bugtraq_id(94280);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.2");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-15 09:44:31 +0200 (Mon, 15 Oct 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2017-02-03 13:26:17 +0530 (Fri, 03 Feb 2017)");
  script_name("VMware Workstation DnD Function Out-of-Bounds Access Vulnerability (Linux)");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The host is installed with VMware Workstation
  and is prone to an out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is due to an out-of-bounds memory
  access error in drag-and-drop (DnD) function.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow
  attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the
  affected application. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in
  denial-of-service conditions.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"VMware Workstation 12.x before
  12.5.2 on Linux.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Workstation version
  12.5.2 or later.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  ## if both the drag-and-drop function and the copy-and-paste (C&P)
  ## function are disabled application is not vulnerable, so qod is reduced
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version_unreliable");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0019.html");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("gb_vmware_prdts_detect_lin.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("VMware/Workstation/Linux/Ver");
  exit(0);
}


include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if(!vmwareVer = get_app_version(cpe:CPE)){
  exit(0);
}

if(vmwareVer =~ "^12")
{
  if(version_is_less(version:vmwareVer, test_version:"12.5.2"))
  {
    report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:vmwareVer, fixed_version:"12.5.2");
    security_message(data:report);
    exit(0);
  }
}