VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance 5.5.x < 5.5.2 DoS (VMSA-2014-0007)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78670


The remote host has a virtualization appliance installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of VMware vCenter Orchestrator Appliance installed on the remote host is 5.5.x prior to 5.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to an error that exists in the included Apache Tomcat version related to handling 'Content-Type' HTTP headers and multipart requests.


Upgrade to VMware vCenter Orchestrator 5.5.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78670

File Name: vmware_orchestrator_appliance_vmsa_2014_0007.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/24/2014

Updated: 11/25/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0050

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_orchestrator

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vCenter Orchestrator/Version, Host/VMware vCenter Orchestrator/VerUI, Host/VMware vCenter Orchestrator/Build

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0050

BID: 65400

VMSA: 2014-0007