VMware ESX / ESXi Service Console and Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0001) (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89105
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Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi / ESX 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 :

- COS kernel
- cURL
- python
- rpm

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89105

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2012-0001_remote.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/3/2016

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: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 1/30/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3560, CVE-2009-3720, CVE-2010-0547, CVE-2010-0787, CVE-2010-1634, CVE-2010-2059, CVE-2010-2089, CVE-2010-3493, CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-0695, CVE-2011-0711, CVE-2011-0726, CVE-2011-1015, CVE-2011-1044, CVE-2011-1078, CVE-2011-1079, CVE-2011-1080, CVE-2011-1093, CVE-2011-1163, CVE-2011-1166, CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-1182, CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495, CVE-2011-1521, CVE-2011-1573, CVE-2011-1576, CVE-2011-1577, CVE-2011-1593, CVE-2011-1678, CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-1746, CVE-2011-1763, CVE-2011-1776, CVE-2011-1780, CVE-2011-1936, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-2192, CVE-2011-2213, CVE-2011-2482, CVE-2011-2491, CVE-2011-2492, CVE-2011-2495, CVE-2011-2517, CVE-2011-2519, CVE-2011-2522, CVE-2011-2525, CVE-2011-2689, CVE-2011-2694, CVE-2011-2901, CVE-2011-3378

BID: 36097, 37203, 37992, 38326, 40370, 40863, 44533, 46073, 46417, 46488, 46541, 46616, 46793, 46839, 46878, 46919, 47003, 47024, 47308, 47343, 47497, 47534, 47535, 47791, 47796, 47843, 48048, 48058, 48333, 48441, 48538, 48641, 48677, 48899, 48901, 49141, 49370, 49373, 49375, 49408, 49939

VMSA: 2012-0001

CWE: 20, 59, 119