This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
a. VMware ESXi and ESX NFC Protocol Unhandled Exception
VMware ESXi and ESX contain a vulnerability in the handling of
the Network File Copy (NFC) protocol. To exploit this
vulnerability, an attacker must intercept and modify the NFC
traffic between ESXi/ESX and the client. Exploitation of the
issue may lead to a Denial of Service.
To reduce the likelihood of exploitation, vSphere components should
be deployed on an isolated management network
VMware would like to thank Alex Chapman of Context Information
Security for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2013-1661 to this issue.
See also :
Apply the missing patch.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69550 ()
Bugtraq ID: 62077
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1661
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