VMSA-2008-0011 : Updated ESX service console packages for Samba and vmnix

High Nessus Plugin ID 40380


The remote VMware ESX host is missing one or more security-related patches.


I Service Console rpm updates

a. Security Update to Service Console Kernel

This fix upgrades service console kernel version to 2.4.21-57.EL.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2007-5001, CVE-2007-6151, CVE-2007-6206, CVE-2008-0007, CVE-2008-1367, CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2006-4814, and CVE-2008-1669 to the security issues fixed in kernel-2.4.21-57.EL.

b. Samba Security Update

This fix upgrades the service console rpm samba to version 3.0.9-1.3E.15vmw

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-1105 to this issue.


Apply the missing patches.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40380

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2008-0011.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/27

Modified: 2017/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:2.5.4, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:2.5.5, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.2, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4814, CVE-2007-5001, CVE-2007-6151, CVE-2007-6206, CVE-2008-0007, CVE-2008-1105, CVE-2008-1367, CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2008-1669

BID: 21663, 26701, 27497, 27686, 27705, 29076, 29404

OSVDB: 31377, 39243, 40913, 42716, 43548, 44874, 44929, 44987, 45657

VMSA: 2008-0011

CWE: 16, 94, 119, 362, 399