ESXi 5.1 < Build 2323236 Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (remote check) (BEAST)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79862
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VPR Score: 4.2


The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote VMware ESXi host is version 5.1 prior to build 2323236. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities in bundled third-party libraries :

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the bundled Python library. (CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1150, CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2013-4238)

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the bundled GNU C Library (glibc). (CVE-2013-0242, CVE-2013-1914, CVE-2013-4332)

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the bundled XML Parser library (libxml2). (CVE-2013-2877, CVE-2014-0191)

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the bundled cURL library (libcurl). (CVE-2014-0015, CVE-2014-0138)


Apply patch ESXi510-201412101-SG for ESXi 5.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79862

File Name: vmware_esxi_5_1_build_2323236_remote.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 12/12/2014

Updated: 9/24/2019

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/4/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1150, CVE-2013-0242, CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2013-1914, CVE-2013-2877, CVE-2013-4238, CVE-2013-4332, CVE-2014-0015, CVE-2014-0138, CVE-2014-0191

BID: 49778, 51239, 51996, 52379, 57638, 58839, 61050, 61738, 62324, 63804, 65270, 66457, 67233