ESXi 5.0 < Build 515841 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70880
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Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by the following security vulnerabilities :

- A security bypass vulnerability exists in the e1000 driver in the Linux kernel due to improper handling of Ethernet frames that exceed the MTU. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via trailing payload data, to bypass packet filters. (CVE-2009-4536)

- An error exists in the file misc/mntent_r.c that could allow a local attacker to cause denial of service conditions. (CVE-2010-0296)

- An error exists related to glibc, the dynamic linker and '$ORIGIN' substitution that could allow privilege escalation. (CVE-2011-0536)

- An error exists in the function 'fnmatch' in the file posix/fnmatch.c that could allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1071)

- An error exists in the file locale/programs/locale.c related to localization environment variables that could allow privilege escalation. (CVE-2011-1095)

- An error exists related to glibc, the dynamic linker and 'RPATH' that could allow privilege escalation.
(CVE-2011-1658)

- An error exists in the function 'fnmatch' related to UTF-8 string handling that could allow privilege escalation. (CVE-2011-1659)

Solution

Apply patches ESXi500-201112401-SG and ESXi500-201112403-SG.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0009.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?c402a9a2

http://www.nessus.org/u?635686b4

http://www.nessus.org/u?fce8c282

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70880

File Name: vmware_esxi_5_0_build_515841_remote.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/13/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-0296

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4536, CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095, CVE-2011-1658, CVE-2011-1659

BID: 37519, 46563, 47370

EDB-ID: 15274

VMSA: 2011-0009, 2011-0012

CWE: 189