VMSA-2010-0017 : VMware ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel
High Nessus Plugin ID 50858
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
Descriptiona. Service Console OS update for COS kernel package.
This patch updates the Service Console kernel to fix a stack pointer underflow issue in the 32-bit compatibility layer.
Exploitation of this issue could allow a local user to gain additional privileges.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-3081 to this issue.
SolutionApply the missing patch.