VMSA-2010-0001 : ESX Service Console and vMA updates for nss and nspr

critical Nessus Plugin ID 43826


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The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.


a. Update for Service Console packages nss and nspr

Service console packages for Network Security Services (NSS) and NetScape Portable Runtime (NSPR) are updated to versions nss- and nspr-4.7.6-1.2213 respectively. This patch fixes several security issues in the service console packages for NSS and NSPR.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-2409, CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-2404, CVE-2009-1563, CVE-2009-3274, CVE-2009-3370, CVE-2009-3372, CVE-2009-3373, CVE-2009-3374, CVE-2009-3375, CVE-2009-3376, CVE-2009-3380, and CVE-2009-3382 to these issues.


Apply the missing patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 43826

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2010-0001.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Published: 1/8/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2010

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Sun Java JRE AWT setDiffICM Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2009-2404, CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-2409, CVE-2009-3274, CVE-2009-3370, CVE-2009-3372, CVE-2009-3373, CVE-2009-3374, CVE-2009-3375, CVE-2009-3376, CVE-2009-3380, CVE-2009-3382

BID: 35888, 35891, 36851, 36852, 36853, 36855, 36856, 36857, 36858, 36866, 36867, 36871, 36881

VMSA: 2010-0001

CWE: 16, 119, 264, 310