VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0010) (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 arbitrary
code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and
libraries :

- DHCP
- glibc

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0010
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000163.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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