VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0012) (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 a denial of service vulnerability in
hostd-vmdb. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of
service condition. Additionally, multiple vulnerabilities, including
remote code execution vulnerabilities, exist in multiple Java Runtime
Environment (JRE) components :

- 2D
- AWT
- CORBA
- Deployment
- Hotspot
- Install
- JDBC
- JMX
- Libraries
- Networking
- Serialization
- Serviceability
- Sound

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0012
http://www.nessus.org/u?a094a6d7

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX version 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 4.0 / 4.1.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true