ESXi 5.0 < Build 721882 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 handling checkpoint files
that could allow memory corruption leading to arbitrary
code execution. (CVE-2012-3288)

- An error exists related to handling mobile device
traffic data that could lead to denial of service
conditions. (CVE-2012-3289)

See also :

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2021031
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0011.html

Solution :

Apply ESXi500-201206401-SG.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 70883 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53996

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3288
CVE-2012-3289