VMware Player 6.x < 6.0.2 OpenSSL Library Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2014-0004) (Linux) (Heartbleed)

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Synopsis :

The remote host contains software that is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of VMware Player 6.x running on Linux is
prior to 6.0.2. It is, therefore, reportedly affected by the
following vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL library :

- An error exists related to the implementation of the
Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) that
could allow nonce disclosure via the 'FLUSH+RELOAD'
cache side-channel attack. (CVE-2014-0076)

- An out-of-bounds read error, known as the 'Heartbleed
Bug', exists related to handling TLS heartbeat
extensions that could allow an attacker to obtain
sensitive information such as primary key material,
secondary key material and other protected content.
(CVE-2014-0160)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7df547df
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2076225
http://heartbleed.com/

Solution :

Update to VMware Player 6.0.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 73671 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66363
66690

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0076
CVE-2014-0160