The CPU hardware emulation for 64-bit guest operating systems in
VMware Workstation 6.0.x before 6.0.5 build 109488 and 5.x before
5.5.8 build 108000; Player 2.0.x before 2.0.5 build 109488 and 1.x
before 1.0.8; Server 1.x before 1.0.7 build 108231; and ESX 2.5.4
through 3.5 allows authenticated guest OS users to gain additional
guest OS privileges by triggering an exception that causes the virtual
CPU to perform an indirect jump to a non-canonical address.
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BUGTRAQ:20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and
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