VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0004) (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 remote code
execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and
libraries :

- bind
- expat
- glib2
- Kernel
- newt
- nfs-utils
- NTP
- OpenSSH
- OpenSSL

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0004
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000104.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true