ESXi 5.1 < Build 911593 Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check)
High Nessus Plugin ID 70888
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by the following security vulnerabilities :
- An input validation error exists in the function 'png_set_text_2' in the libpng library that could allow memory corruption and arbitrary code execution.
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI). A local attacker can exploit this, via control code, to change allocated memory, resulting in the escalation of privileges. (CVE-2013-1406)
- An error exists related to Network File Copy (NFC) handling that could allow denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1659)