VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0016) (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 components and
third-party libraries :

- bind
- expat
- nspr and nss
- python
- vSphere API

See also :

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0016.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX version 4.1 or ESXi version 4.1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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