ESXi 6.0 < Build 5485776 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)

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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote VMware ESXi 6.0 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of the remote VMware ESXi 6.0 host is prior to build 5224529. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in VMWare Tools and the bundled OpenSSL and Python packages, as well as a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability related to handling RPC requests that could allow an attacker to crash a virtual machine.


Apply patch ESXi600-201706101-SG according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102698

File Name: vmware_esxi_6_0_build_5485776_remote.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 9/20/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-2183

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/VMware/version, Host/VMware/release

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/6/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-7055, CVE-2016-1000110, CVE-2017-3730, CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732, CVE-2017-4925

BID: 94242, 95812, 95813, 95814, 100842

VMSA: 2017-0015