VMware ESX / ESXi Descheduled Time Accounting DoS (VMSA-2009-0007) (remote check)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The remote ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch. It is,
therefore, affected by an unspecified flaw in the Descheduled Time
Accounting driver that allows a guest Windows user to cause a denial
of service. Note that this issue can be exploited only if the feature
is installed and the affected service is not running in the virtual
machine.

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX / ESXi version 3.5.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 89113 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35141

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1805

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