VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0012) (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 multiple vulnerabilities in several
third-party components and libraries :

- Kernel
- krb5
- glibc
- mtp2sas
- mptsas
- mptspi

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000164.html

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that
pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0 /
4.1 / 5.0.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true