VMSA-2013-0016 : VMware ESXi and ESX unauthorized file access through vCenter Server and ESX

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71617

Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

a. VMware ESXi and ESX unauthorized file access through vCenter Server and

Solution

Apply the missing patch.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2013/000229.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71617

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2013-0016.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2013/12/23

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5973

BID: 64491

VMSA: 2013-0016