VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0013) (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89038
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Synopsis

The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party libraries :

- Apache Struts
- glibc
- GnuTLS
- JRE
- kernel
- libxml2
- OpenSSL
- Perl
- popt and rpm

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1 / 5.0.

See Also

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0013.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89038

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2012-0013_remote.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/29/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/30/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/30/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Java Applet Field Bytecode Verifier Cache Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5029, CVE-2009-5064, CVE-2010-0830, CVE-2010-2761, CVE-2010-4180, CVE-2010-4252, CVE-2010-4410, CVE-2011-0014, CVE-2011-1020, CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2011-1833, CVE-2011-2484, CVE-2011-2496, CVE-2011-2699, CVE-2011-3188, CVE-2011-3209, CVE-2011-3363, CVE-2011-3597, CVE-2011-4108, CVE-2011-4109, CVE-2011-4110, CVE-2011-4128, CVE-2011-4132, CVE-2011-4324, CVE-2011-4325, CVE-2011-4576, CVE-2011-4577, CVE-2011-4609, CVE-2011-4619, CVE-2012-0050, CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061, CVE-2012-0207, CVE-2012-0393, CVE-2012-0815, CVE-2012-0841, CVE-2012-0864, CVE-2012-1569, CVE-2012-1573, CVE-2012-1583, CVE-2012-2110

BID: 40063, 44199, 45145, 45163, 45164, 46264, 46567, 46740, 47321, 48383, 48802, 49108, 49289, 49626, 49911, 50311, 50609, 50663, 50755, 50798, 50898, 51194, 51257, 51281, 51343, 51366, 51439, 51467, 51563, 52009, 52010, 52011, 52012, 52013, 52014, 52015, 52016, 52017, 52018, 52019, 52020, 52107, 52161, 52201, 52667, 52668, 52865, 53136, 53139, 53158, 53946, 53947, 53948, 53949, 53950, 53951, 53952, 53953, 53954, 53956, 53958, 53959, 53960

VMSA: 2012-0013