VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0004) (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
arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party
components and libraries :

- bind
- pam
- popt
- rpm
- rpm-libs
- rpm-python
- Service Location Protocol daemon (SLPD)

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0004
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000159.html

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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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