VMSA-2015-0007 : VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The remote VMware ESXi host is affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability due to a double-free error in the SLPDProcessMessage()
function in OpenSLP. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit
this, via a crafted package, to execute arbitrary code or cause a
denial of service condition.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2016/000333.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86254 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1047
CVE-2015-2342
CVE-2015-5177

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