ESXi 6.5 / 6.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2019-0012)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 128035

Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi host is missing a security patch and is affected by pixel shader out-of-bounds read/write vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote VMware ESXi host is version 6.5 or 6.7 and is affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch as referenced in the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0012.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128035

File Name: vmware_esxi_VMSA-2019-0012.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2019/08/20

Updated: 2019/08/20

Dependencies: 57396

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5684

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5521, CVE-2019-5684

BID: 93287

VMSA: 2019-0012

IAVA: 2019-A-0278