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The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
a. Host code execution vulnerability from a guest operating system
A critical vulnerability in the virtual machine display function
might allow a guest operating system to run code on the host.
This issue is different from the vulnerability in a guest virtual
device driver reported in VMware security advisory VMSA-2009-0005
on 2009-04-03. That vulnerability can cause a potential denial of
service and is identified by CVE-2008-4916.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2009-1244 to this issue.
See also :
Apply the missing patch.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40391 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1244