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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2146

mount.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 allows guest OS users to determine the existence of host OS files and directories via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2011-06-06 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-2146 unix
VMware hosted product updates, ESX patches and VI Client update resolve multiple security issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20206 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2146

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ESX 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ESX 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Esxi 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Esxi 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Fusion 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Fusion 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Fusion 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Player 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Player 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Player 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Player 3.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Workstation 7.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 4
Vmware Esxi 3
Vmware Fusion 3
Vmware Player 4
Vmware Workstation 3

- References For CVE-2011-2146
BID 48098 Multiple VMware products 'Mount.vmhgfs' Mutiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2011-06-03
SECTRACK 1025601
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0617
XF vmware-mountvmhgfs-info-disc(67813)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2146

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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