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A web application on the remote host has a directory traversal
The version of VMware Host Agent (hostd) running on the remote host
has a directory traversal vulnerability. The affected service runs
as root. VMware ESX, VMware ESXi, and VMware Server on Linux are
A remote attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary files,
including guest VMs, from the system.
See also :
Apply the relevant upgrade referenced in the VMware advisory.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true