ESXi 6.5 < Build 5969300 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESXi 6.5 host is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of the remote VMware ESXi 6.5 host is prior to build
5969300. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An out-of-bounds write error related to SVGA devices
that allows a guest virtual machine to execute code on
the host machine. (CVE-2017-4924)

- A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability related to
handling RPC requests that could allow an
attacker to crash a virtual machine. (CVE-2017-4925)

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0015.html

Solution :

Apply patch ESXi650-201707101-SG according to the vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 103376 ()

Bugtraq ID: 100842
100843

CVE ID: CVE-2017-4924
CVE-2017-4925

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