VMSA-2010-0019 : VMware ESX third-party updates for Service Console

high Nessus Plugin ID 51077


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


a. Service Console update for samba

The service console package samba is updated to version 3.0.9-1.3E.18.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-3069 to this issue.

b. Service Console update for bzip2

The service console package bzip2 is updated to version 1.0.2-14.EL3 in ESX 3.x and version 1.0.3-6 in ESX 4.x.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-0405 to this issue.

c. Service Console update for OpenSSL

The service console package openssl updated to version 0.9.7a-33.26.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-2409 and CVE-2009-3555 to the issues addressed in this update.


Apply the missing patches.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51077

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2010-0019.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: local

Published: 12/8/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.3, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx: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: 12/7/2010

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Sun Java JRE AWT setDiffICM Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-2409, CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0405, CVE-2010-3069

BID: 34256, 36881, 36935, 43212, 43331

VMSA: 2010-0019

IAVB: 2010-B-0083

CWE: 119, 310