VMware vCenter Server 6.5.x < 6.5u1f Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2018-0007) (Spectre-1) (Meltdown)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106950
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A virtualization management application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of VMware vCenter Server installed on the remote host is 6.5.x prior to 6.5u1f. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities. See advisory for details.


Upgrade to VMware vCenter Server version 6.5u1f (6.5.0 build-7801515) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106950

File Name: vmware_vcenter_vmsa-2018-0007.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/22/2018

Updated: 8/6/2018

Dependencies: vmware_vcenter_detect.nbin

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/2/2018

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754

BID: 102371, 102378

VMSA: 2018-0007

IAVA: 2018-A-0019, 2018-A-0020, 2018-A-0062