ESXi 5.1 < Build 1483097 Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities (remote check)

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by multiple denial of
service vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- A NULL pointer dereference issue exists in the handling
of Network File Copy (NFC) traffic. This issue may
lead to a denial of service if an attacker intercepts
and modifies the NFC traffic. (CVE-2014-1207)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in the handling
of invalid ports that could allow a guest user to crash
the VMX process. (CVE-2014-1208)

See also :

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2062314

Solution :

Apply ESXi510-201401101-SG.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 72037 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64994
64995

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1207
CVE-2014-1208