The CPU hardware emulation in VMware Workstation 6.0.5 and earlier and
5.5.8 and earlier; Player 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and 1.0.x through 1.0.8;
ACE 2.0.x through 2.0.5 and earlier, and 1.0.x through 1.0.7; Server
1.0.x through 1.0.7; ESX 2.5.4 through 3.5; and ESXi 3.5, when running
32-bit and 64-bit guest operating systems, does not properly handle
the Trap flag, which allows authenticated guest OS users to gain
privileges on the guest OS.
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BUGTRAQ:20081107 VMSA-2008-0018 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve two security issues
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