VMSA-2010-0001 : ESX Service Console and vMA updates for nss and nspr

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

a. Update for Service Console packages nss and nspr

Service console packages for Network Security Services (NSS) and
NetScape Portable Runtime (NSPR) are updated to versions
nss-3.12.3.99.3-1.2157 and nspr-4.7.6-1.2213 respectively. This
patch fixes several security issues in the service console
packages for NSS and NSPR.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2009-2409, CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-2404,
CVE-2009-1563, CVE-2009-3274, CVE-2009-3370, CVE-2009-3372,
CVE-2009-3373, CVE-2009-3374, CVE-2009-3375, CVE-2009-3376,
CVE-2009-3380, and CVE-2009-3382 to these issues.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000083.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true