ESXi 5.0 < Build 721882 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 70883


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


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

- An error exists related to handling checkpoint files that could allow memory corruption leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-3288)

- An error exists related to handling mobile device traffic data that could lead to denial of service conditions. (CVE-2012-3289)


Apply patch ESXi500-201206401-SG.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70883

File Name: vmware_esxi_5_0_build_721882_remote.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/11/13

Modified: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3288, CVE-2012-3289

BID: 53996

OSVDB: 82979, 82980

VMSA: 2012-0011