Descriptionmount.vmhgfs in the VMware Host Guest File System (HGFS) in VMware Workstation 7.1.x before 7.1.4, VMware Player 3.1.x before 3.1.4, VMware Fusion 3.1.x before 3.1.3, VMware ESXi 3.5 through 4.1, and VMware ESX 3.0.3 through 4.1, when a Solaris or FreeBSD guest OS is used, allows guest OS users to modify arbitrary guest OS files via unspecified vectors, related to a "procedural error."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs631508

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
open-vm-tools (PTS)buster2:10.3.10-1+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)2:10.3.10-1+deb10u6fixed
bullseye (security)2:11.2.5-2+deb11u3fixed
bookworm (security)2:12.2.0-1+deb12u2fixed
sid, trixie2:12.3.5-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[lenny] - open-vm-tools <no-dsa> (Contrib not supported)
[squeeze] - open-vm-tools <no-dsa> (Contrib not supported)

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