VMware OVF Tool 3.x < 3.5.2 Multiple OpenSSL Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2014-0006)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77332

Synopsis

The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote host contains VMware OVF (Open Virtualization Format) Tool version 3.x prior to 3.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the bundled version of OpenSSL :

- An error exists in the 'ssl3_read_bytes' function that permits data to be injected into other sessions or allows denial of service attacks. Note that this issue is exploitable only if SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled. (CVE-2010-5298)

- An error exists in the 'do_ssl3_write' function that permits a NULL pointer to be dereferenced, which could allow denial of service attacks. Note that this issue is exploitable only if SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled. (CVE-2014-0198)

- An error exists in the processing of ChangeCipherSpec messages that allows the usage of weak keying material.
This permits simplified man-in-the-middle attacks to be done. (CVE-2014-0224)

- An error exists in the 'dtls1_get_message_fragment' function related to anonymous ECDH cipher suites. This could allow denial of service attacks. Note that this issue only affects OpenSSL TLS clients. (CVE-2014-3470)

Solution

Upgrade to VMware OVF Tool 3.5.2 or later.

See Also

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0006.html

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140605.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77332

File Name: vmware_ovftool_vmsa_2014-0006.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/08/20

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 63074

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:ovf_tool

Required KB Items: installed_sw/VMware OVF Tool

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-0198, CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-3470

BID: 66801, 67193, 67898, 67899

CERT: 978508

VMSA: 2014-0006