ESXi 5.5 < Build 6480267 RPC NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESXi 5.5 host is affected by an RPC NULL
pointer dereference vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the remote VMware ESXi 5.5 host is prior to build
6480267. It is, therefore, affected by a NULL pointer dereference
vulnerability related to handling RPC requests that could allow an
attacker to crash a virtual machine.

See also :

Solution :

Apply patch ESXi550-201709101-SG according to the vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 103375 ()

Bugtraq ID: 100842

CVE ID: CVE-2017-4925

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