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The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
a. VMware Tools Incorrect Folder Permissions Privilege Escalation
The access control list of the VMware Tools folder is incorrectly
set. Exploitation of this issue may lead to local privilege
escalation on Windows-based Guest Operating Systems.
VMware would like to thank Tavis Ormandy for reporting this issue
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2012-1518 to this issue.
See also :
Apply the missing patch.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58744 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1518