VMware vCenter Server Appliance Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0006)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a virtualization appliance installed that is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VMware vCenter Server Appliance installed on the remote
host is 5.1 earlier than Update 1, and is, therefore, potentially
affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An authenticated code execution vulnerability exists in
the Virtual Appliance Management Interface.
(CVE-2013-3079)

- The Virtual Appliance Management Interface contains a
vulnerability that allows an authenticated, remote
attacker to upload files to an arbitrary location.
(CVE-2013-3080)

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0006.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 Update 1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 67141 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59507
59509

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3079
CVE-2013-3080