ESXi 5.0 < Build 764879 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 70884

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 :

- Errors exist in the Libxml2 library functions 'xmlXPathNextPrecedingSibling', 'xmlNodePtr' and 'xmlXPathNextPrecedingInternal' that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2010-4008)

- Buffer overflow errors exist in the libxml2 library functions 'xmlCharEncFirstLineInt' and 'xmlCharEncInFunc' that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-0216)

- A buffer overflow error exists in the libxml2 library file 'xpath.c' related to handling 'XPath' nodesets that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1944)

- A double-free error exists in the libxml2 library function 'xmlXPathCompOpEval' related to handling invalid 'XPath' expressions that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2011-2834)

- An out-of-bounds read error exists in the libxml2 library file 'parser.c' related to handling 'Stop' orders that could allow denial of service attacks.
(CVE-2011-3905)

- A buffer overflow error exists in the libxml2 library function 'xmlStringLenDecodeEntities' related to copying entities that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-3919)

- An error exists in the libxml2 library related to hash collisions that could allow denial of service attacks.
(CVE-2012-0841)

Solution

Apply patch ESXi500-201207101-SG.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3fd0011c

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0012.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70884

File Name: vmware_esxi_5_0_build_764879_remote.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/11/13

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4008, CVE-2011-0216, CVE-2011-1944, CVE-2011-2834, CVE-2011-3905, CVE-2011-3919, CVE-2012-0841

BID: 44779, 48056, 48832, 49658, 51084, 51300, 52107

VMSA: 2012-0012