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From: billybobknob at hotmail.com (BillyBob)
Subject: Format string flaw in VMWare Workstation 4.5.2 build-8848.

I tried it on that version inside an XP (no SP) system and it did not work


----- Original Message -----
From: "Reed Arvin" <reedarvin@...il.com>
To: <full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 11:45 AM
Subject: [Full-Disclosure] Format string flaw in VMWare Workstation 4.5.2
build-8848.


> Summary:
> Just a simple, low to no risk format string flaw in VMWare Workstation.
>
> Details:
> Running vmware.exe from the command line with certain arguments
> produces a message box that contains various data stored in memory.
>
> Vulnerable Versions:
> VMWare Workstation 4.5.2 build-8848
>
> Solutions:
> The vendor was notified.  There was no response.
>
> Exploit:
> Run the following command from the command prompt:
>
> vmware.exe %x%x%x%x
>
> Discovered by Reed Arvin reedarvin[at]gmail[dot]com
>
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