VMSA-2010-0016 : VMware ESXi and ESX third-party updates for Service Console and Likewise components

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50611

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VPR Score: 8.9


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


a. Service Console OS update for COS kernel

This patch updates the service console kernel to fix multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0415, CVE-2010-0307, CVE-2010-0291, CVE-2010-0622, CVE-2010-1087, CVE-2010-1437, and CVE-2010-1088 to these issues.

b. Likewise package updates

Updates to the likewisekrb5, likewiseopenldap, likewiseopen, and pamkrb5 packages address several security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-0844, CVE-2009-0845, CVE-2009-0846, CVE-2009-4212, and CVE-2010-1321 to these issues.


Apply the missing patches.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50611

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2010-0016.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Published: 2010/11/16

Updated: 2021/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0844, CVE-2009-0845, CVE-2009-0846, CVE-2009-4212, CVE-2010-0291, CVE-2010-0307, CVE-2010-0415, CVE-2010-0622, CVE-2010-1087, CVE-2010-1088, CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-1437

BID: 26070, 27006, 27703, 27706, 29502, 30494, 30496, 34257, 34408, 34409, 35193, 35196, 35263, 35416, 37749, 37906, 38027, 38144, 38165, 39044, 39569, 39719, 40235

VMSA: 2010-0016

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 264