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The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is affected by multiple
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to
improper sanitization of user-supplied input. A remote
attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted
checkpoint file, to corrupt memory, resulting in a
denial of service condition or the execution of
arbitrary code on the host OS. (CVE-2012-3288)
- A denial of service vulnerability exists due to
improper handling of traffic originating from mobile
virtual devices. A remote attacker can exploit this to
crash the guest OS. (CVE-2012-3289)
See also :
Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0 /
4.1 / 5.0.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false