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CVE-2009-1142

Published: 23 November 2022

An issue was discovered in open-vm-tools 2009.03.18-154848. Local users can gain privileges via a symlink attack on /tmp files if vmware-user-suid-wrapper is setuid root and the ChmodChownDirectory function is enabled.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.7

Status

Package Release Status
open-vm-tools
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)