VMware Fusion < 5.0.5 / 6.0.4 OpenSSL Library Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

A VMware product installed on the remote host is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote Mac OS X is
version 5.x prior to 5.0.5 or 6.x prior to 6.0.4. It is, therefore,
affected by the following vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL library :

- An error exists in the function 'ssl3_read_bytes'
that could allow data to be injected into other
sessions or allow denial of service attacks. Note
this issue is only exploitable if
'SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS' is enabled. (CVE-2010-5298)

- An error exists in the function 'do_ssl3_write' that
could allow a NULL pointer to be dereferenced leading
to denial of service attacks. Note this issue is
exploitable only if 'SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS' is
enabled. (CVE-2014-0198)

- An unspecified error exists that could allow an
attacker to cause usage of weak keying material
leading to simplified man-in-the-middle attacks.
(CVE-2014-0224)

- An unspecified error exists related to anonymous ECDH
ciphersuites that could allow denial of service
attacks. Note this issue only affects OpenSSL TLS
clients. (CVE-2014-3470)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4357b8a5
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0006.html
http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#CVE-2010-5298
http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#CVE-2014-0198
http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#CVE-2014-0224
http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#CVE-2014-3470

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion 5.0.5 / 6.0.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76452 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66801
67193
67898
67899

CVE ID: CVE-2010-5298
CVE-2014-0198
CVE-2014-0224
CVE-2014-3470