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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2006-2481
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00
Published 31 Jul 2006 03:04:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-2481

Summary

VMware ESX Server 2.0.x before 2.0.2 and 2.x before 2.5.2 patch 4 stores authentication credentials in base 64 encoded format in the vmware.mui.kid and vmware.mui.sid cookies, which allows attackers to gain privileges by obtaining the cookies using attacks such as cross-site scripting (CVE-2005-3619).

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.0

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.0 Build 5257

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.0.1

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.0.1 Build 6403

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.1

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.1.1

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.1.2

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.5

  • Vmware Esx Server 2.5.2


References

VUPEN - ADV-2006-3075

BID - 19249

BUGTRAQ - 20060801 VMSA-2006-0004 Cross site scripting vulnerability and other fixes

BUGTRAQ - 20060731 Corsaire Security Advisory - VMware ESX Server Password Disclosure in Cookie issue

MISC - http://www.corsaire.com/advisories/c060512-001.txt

SECUNIA - 21230

CONFIRM - http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2118366


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:29