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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Descriptiona. Service Location Protocol daemon DoS
This patch fixes a denial-of-service vulnerability in the Service Location Protocol daemon (SLPD). Exploitation of this vulnerability could cause SLPD to consume significant CPU resources.
VMware would like to thank Nicolas Gregoire and US CERT for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-3609 to this issue.
b. Service Console update for bind
This patch updates the bind-libs and bind-utils RPMs to version 9.3.6-4.P1.el5_5.3, which resolves multiple security issues.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3613, CVE-2010-3614, and CVE-2010-3762 to these issues.
c. Service Console update for pam
This patch updates the pam RPM to pam_0.99.6.2-3.27.5437.vmw, which resolves multiple security issues with PAM modules.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2010-3435, and CVE-2010-3853 to these issues.
d. Service Console update for rpm, rpm-libs, rpm-python, and popt
This patch updates rpm, rpm-libs, and rpm-python RPMs to 22.214.171.124-20.el5_5.1, and popt to version 126.96.36.199-20.el5_5.1, which resolves a security issue.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-2059 to this issue.
SolutionApply the missing patches.