VMSA-2013-0004 : VMware ESXi and ESX security update for third-party library

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

a. Update to ESX/ESXi libxml2 userworld and service console.

The ESX/ESXi userworld libxml2 library has been updated to
resolve a security issue. Also, the ESX service console
libxml2 packages are updated to the following versions:


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-5134
to this issue.

See also :


Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65735 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56684

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5134