ESXi 5.5 < Build 1746974 / 5.5 Update 1 < Build 1746018 OpenSSL Library Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check) (Heartbleed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73917

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VPR Score: 7.2

Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi 5.5 host is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote VMware ESXi host is 5.5 prior to build 1746974 or 5.5 Update 1 prior to build 1746018. It is, therefore, potentially 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

Apply patch ESXi550-201404420 for ESXi 5.5 or ESXi550-201404401 for ESXi 5.5 Update 1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?720c816b

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: 73917

File Name: vmware_esxi_5_5_build_1746974_remote.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/05/08

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.2

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:/o:vmware:esxi:5.5

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 66363, 66690

VMSA: 2014-0004

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998