VMSA-2012-0008 : VMware ESX updates to ESX Service Console
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58903
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESX host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Descriptiona. ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel
The ESX Service Console Operating System (COS) kernel is updated which addresses several security issues in the COS kernel.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2011-3191, CVE-2011-4348 and CVE-2012-0028 to these issues.
b. Updated ESX Service Console package libxml2
The ESX Console Operating System (COS) libxml2 rpms are updated to the following versions libxml2-2.6.26-2.1.12.el5_7.2 and libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.12.el5_7.2 which addresses several security issues.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-4008, CVE-2011-0216, CVE-2011-1944, CVE-2011-2834, CVE-2011-3905, CVE-2011-3919 to these issues.
SolutionApply the missing patches.