ESXi 5.0 < Build 702118 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by the following security
vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to NFS traffic handling that
could allow memory corruption leading to execution of
arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-2448)

- Out-of-bounds write errors exist related to virtual
floppy disc devices and virtual SCSI devices that could
allow local privilege escalation. (CVE-2012-2449,
CVE-2012-2450)

See also :

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2019857
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0009.html

Solution :

Apply ESXi500-201205401-SG or implement the work-arounds / mitigations
noted by the vendor.

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: 70882 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53369
53371

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2448
CVE-2012-2449
CVE-2012-2450