VMSA-2011-0012 : VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third-party libraries and ESX Service Console

High Nessus Plugin ID 56508

Synopsis

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

Description

a. ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel

This update takes the console OS kernel package to kernel-2.6.18-238.9.1 which resolves multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1083, CVE-2010-2492, CVE-2010-2798, CVE-2010-2938, CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-2943, CVE-2010-3015, CVE-2010-3066, CVE-2010-3067, CVE-2010-3078, CVE-2010-3086, CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3432, CVE-2010-3442, CVE-2010-3477, CVE-2010-3699, CVE-2010-3858, CVE-2010-3859, CVE-2010-3865, CVE-2010-3876, CVE-2010-3877, CVE-2010-3880, CVE-2010-3904, CVE-2010-4072, CVE-2010-4073, CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081, CVE-2010-4083, CVE-2010-4157, CVE-2010-4158, CVE-2010-4161, CVE-2010-4238, CVE-2010-4242, CVE-2010-4243, CVE-2010-4247, CVE-2010-4248, CVE-2010-4249, CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2010-4255, CVE-2010-4263, CVE-2010-4343, CVE-2010-4346, CVE-2010-4526, CVE-2010-4655, CVE-2011-0521, CVE-2011-0710, CVE-2011-1010, CVE-2011-1090 and CVE-2011-1478 to these issues.

b. ESX third-party update for Service Console krb5 RPMs

This patch updates the krb5-libs and krb5-workstation RPMs of the console OS to version 1.6.1-55.el5_6.1, which resolves multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1323, CVE-2011-0281, and CVE-2011-0282 to these issues.

c. ESXi and ESX update to third-party component glibc

The glibc third-party library is updated to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095, CVE-2011-1658, and CVE-2011-1659 to these issues.

d. ESX update to third-party drivers mptsas, mpt2sas, and mptspi

The mptsas, mpt2sas, and mptspi drivers are updated which addresses multiple security issues in the mpt2sas driver.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2011-1494 and CVE-2011-1495 to these issues.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000164.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56508

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl

Version: 1.53

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/14

Updated: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:3.5, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/VMware/release, Host/VMware/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/12

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2010-1083, CVE-2010-1323, CVE-2010-2492, CVE-2010-2798, CVE-2010-2938, CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-2943, CVE-2010-3015, CVE-2010-3066, CVE-2010-3067, CVE-2010-3078, CVE-2010-3086, CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3432, CVE-2010-3442, CVE-2010-3477, CVE-2010-3699, CVE-2010-3858, CVE-2010-3859, CVE-2010-3865, CVE-2010-3876, CVE-2010-3877, CVE-2010-3880, CVE-2010-3904, CVE-2010-4072, CVE-2010-4073, CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081, CVE-2010-4083, CVE-2010-4157, CVE-2010-4158, CVE-2010-4161, CVE-2010-4238, CVE-2010-4242, CVE-2010-4243, CVE-2010-4247, CVE-2010-4248, CVE-2010-4249, CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2010-4255, CVE-2010-4263, CVE-2010-4343, CVE-2010-4346, CVE-2010-4526, CVE-2010-4655, CVE-2011-0281, CVE-2011-0282, CVE-2011-0521, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-0710, CVE-2011-1010, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1090, CVE-2011-1095, CVE-2011-1478, CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495, CVE-2011-1658, CVE-2011-1659

BID: 39042, 42124, 42237, 42477, 42527, 42529, 43022, 43221, 43353, 43480, 43578, 43787, 43806, 43809, 44219, 44301, 44354, 44549, 44630, 44648, 44665, 44754, 44755, 44758, 45004, 45014, 45028, 45029, 45037, 45039, 45054, 45058, 45063, 45064, 45073, 45099, 45118, 45208, 45262, 45323, 45661, 45795, 45972, 45986, 46265, 46271, 46421, 46492, 46563, 46637, 46766, 47056, 47185, 47370

VMSA: 2011-0012

IAVA: 2011-A-0147