VMware Player 6.x < 6.0.2 OpenSSL Library Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2014-0004) (Linux) (Heartbleed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73671

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote host contains software that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of VMware Player 6.x running on Linux is prior to 6.0.2. It is, therefore, reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL library :

- An error exists related to the implementation of the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) that could allow nonce disclosure via the 'FLUSH+RELOAD' cache side-channel attack. (CVE-2014-0076)

- An out-of-bounds read error, known as the 'Heartbleed Bug', exists related to handling TLS heartbeat extensions that could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as primary key material, secondary key material and other protected content.
(CVE-2014-0160)

Solution

Update to VMware Player 6.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7df547df

http://www.nessus.org/u?03fa22fa

http://www.heartbleed.com

https://eprint.iacr.org/2014/140

https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#2014-0160

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140407.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73671

File Name: vmware_player_linux_6_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 2014/04/21

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 71051

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0160

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:player

Required KB Items: Host/VMware Player/Version

Excluded KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0076, CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66363, 66690

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998

VMSA: 2014-0004