VMware vMA Unspecified Library Local Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2012-0010)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that is affected by a
local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware vMA installed on the remote SuSE Linux
Enterprise Server host is 4.x or 5.x earlier than 5.0.0.2. As such,
it is potentially affected by a local privilege escalation
vulnerability due to the way library files are loaded.

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0010.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000177.html

Solution :

Update to vMA 5.0 Patch 2 (5.0.0.2) or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59372 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53697

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2752

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