VMSA-2013-0009 : VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi updates to third-party libraries

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69193

Synopsis

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

Description

a. vCenter Server and ESX userworld update for OpenSSL library

The userworld OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl-0.9.8y to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2013-0169 and CVE-2013-0166 to these issues.

b. Service Console (COS) update for OpenSSL library

The Service Console updates for OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl-0.9.8e-26.el5_9.1 to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2013-0169 and CVE-2013-0166 to these issues.

c. ESX Userworld and Service Console (COS) update for libxml2 library

The ESX Userworld and Service Console libxml2 library is updated to version libxml2-2.6.26-2.1.21.el5_9.1 and libxml2-python-2.6.26-2.1.21.el5_9.1. to resolve a security issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2013-0338 to this issue.

d. Service Console (COS) update for GnuTLS library

The ESX service console GnuTLS RPM is updated to version gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.1 to resolve a security issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2013-2116 to this issue.

e. ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel

The ESX Service Console Operating System (COS) kernel is updated to kernel-2.6.18-348.3.1.el5 which addresses several security issues in the COS kernel.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2013-0268 and CVE-2013-0871 to these issues.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2014/000230.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69193

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2013-0009.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/02

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/31

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0166, CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-0268, CVE-2013-0338, CVE-2013-0871, CVE-2013-2116

BID: 57778, 57838, 57986, 58180, 60215, 60268

VMSA: 2013-0009