VMware Fusion Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55851

Synopsis

An unsupported version of virtualization software is installed on the remote host.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the installation of VMware Fusion on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a version of VMware Fusion that is currently supported.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?785cb9aa

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55851

File Name: macosx_fusion_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/08/15

Modified: 2016/07/27

Dependencies: 50828

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:fusion

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/Fusion/Version