VMSA-2009-0002 : VirtualCenter Update 4 and ESX patch update Tomcat to version 5.5.27

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42178
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The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.


a. Update for VirtualCenter and ESX patch update Apache Tomcat version to 5.5.27

Update for VirtualCenter and ESX patch update the Tomcat package to version 5.5.27 which addresses multiple security issues that existed in the previous version of Apache Tomcat.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947 and CVE-2008-2370 to these issues.


Apply the missing patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42178

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2009-0002.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 10/19/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Medium

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/23/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2370

BID: 29502, 30494, 30496

VMSA: 2009-0002

CWE: 22, 79