VMware vCenter Server Appliance Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 67141
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The remote host has a virtualization appliance installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of VMware vCenter Server Appliance installed on the remote host is 5.1 earlier than Update 1, and is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An authenticated code execution vulnerability exists in the Virtual Appliance Management Interface.

- The Virtual Appliance Management Interface contains a vulnerability that allows an authenticated, remote attacker to upload files to an arbitrary location.


Upgrade to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 Update 1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67141

File Name: vmware_vcenter_server_appliance_vmsa-2013-0006.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/3/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server_appliance

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vCenter Server Appliance/Version, Host/VMware vCenter Server Appliance/Build

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/25/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3079, CVE-2013-3080

BID: 59507, 59509

VMSA: 2013-0006