VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries and Components (VMSA-2010-0009) (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
remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several components and
third-party libraries :

- libpng
- VMnc Codec
- vmrun
- VMware Remote Console (VMrc)
- VMware Tools
- vmware-authd

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0009
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000099.html

Solution :

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

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