VMware ESX Service Console Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0008) (remote check)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code
execution vulnerabilities, in the following components :

- COS kernel
- libxml2

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0008.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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