VMSA-2013-0007 : VMware ESX third-party update for Service Console package sudo

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

a. Service Console update for sudo

The service console package sudo is updated to version
1.7.2p1-14.el5_8.3

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2012-2337 and CVE-2012-3440 to the issues
addressed in this update.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2013/000228.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66723 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53569
54868

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2337
CVE-2012-3440