VMware Studio 2.0 resolves a directory traversal vulnerability that was present in the VMware Studio 2.0 public beta.
VMware VMware Studio 2.0 public beta
a. Directory traversal vulnerability
Due to incomplete sanitation of user input, a support component of VMware Studio's web interface can be tricked into uploading a file to any directory inside the VMware Studio virtual appliance. This issue does not affect virtual machines that are created with Studio 2.0 beta.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-2968 to this issue.
VMware would like to thank Claudio Criscione of Secure Network for reporting this issue to us.
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version
and verify the sha1sum and/or the md5sum of your downloaded file.
VMware Studio 2.0 build 1017-185256
Following downloads are available from
VMware Studio appliance in ZIP
VMware Studio appliance in OVA
VMware Studio appliance in OVF 1.0
VMware Studio appliance in OVF 0.9
VMDK associated to the OVF 1.0 and OVF 0.9 descriptor
VMware Studio Plugin for Eclipse in ZIP
Initial security advisory after release of Studio 2.0 on 2009-08-31.
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