VMSA-2011-0001 : VMware ESX third-party updates for Service Console packages glibc, sudo, and openldap

high Nessus Plugin ID 51422

Synopsis

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

Description

a. Service Console update for glibc

The service console packages glibc, glibc-common, and nscd are each updated to version 2.5-34.4908.vmw.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3847 and CVE-2010-3856 to the issues addressed in this update.

b. Service Console update for sudo

The service console package sudo is updated to version 1.7.2p1-8.el5_5.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-2956 to the issue addressed in this update.

c. Service Console update for openldap

The service console package openldap is updated to version 2.3.43-12.el5_5.1.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0211 and CVE-2010-0212 to the issues addressed in this update.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000150.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51422

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0001.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Published: 1/6/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 1/4/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (glibc LD_AUDIT Arbitrary DSO Load Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0211, CVE-2010-0212, CVE-2010-2956, CVE-2010-3847, CVE-2010-3856, CVE-2011-0536

BID: 41770, 43019, 44154, 44347

VMSA: 2011-0001