VMSA-2013-0015 : VMware ESX updates to third-party libraries

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

a. Update to ESX service console kernel

The ESX service console kernel is updated to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3552, CVE-2013-2147, CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2224, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2237, CVE-2013-2232 to these issues.

b. Update to ESX service console NSPR and NSS

This patch updates the ESX service console Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) and Network Security Services (NSS) RPMs to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2013-0791 and CVE-2013-1620 to these issues.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2013/000227.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71245

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2013-0015.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/6/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3552, CVE-2013-0791, CVE-2013-1620, CVE-2013-2147, CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2224, CVE-2013-2232, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2237

BID: 54062, 55359, 57777, 58826, 60280, 60375, 60715, 60858, 60874, 60893, 60953

VMSA: 2013-0015