VMware ESX Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0013) (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 :

- GNU cpio
- GNU cpio on 64-bit
- GNU tar
- Kerberos 5
- Perl
- PostgreSQL
- Safe Module for Perl Automagic Methods
- Samba smbd

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000125.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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