VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0013) (remote check)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including
remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party
libraries :

- Apache Struts
- glibc
- GnuTLS
- JRE
- kernel
- libxml2
- OpenSSL
- Perl
- popt and rpm

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0013.html

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true