This script is (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by multiple
The remote VMware ESXi host is version 5.1 prior to build 2323231. It
is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities in the glibc
- A buffer overflow flaw exists in the 'extend_buffers'
function of the 'posix/regexec.c' file due to improper
validation of user input. Using a specially crafted
expression, a remote attacker can cause a denial of
- A buffer overflow flaw exists in the 'getaddrinfo'
function of the '/sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c' file
due to improper validation of user input. A remote
attacker can cause a denial of service by triggering
a large number of domain conversions. (CVE-2013-1914)
See also :
Apply patch ESXi510-201412101-SG for ESXi 5.1.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true