VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0006) (remote check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89107


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


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 the following components :

- Kernel
- krb5 telnet daemon


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89107

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2012-0006_remote.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/03

Modified: 2016/05/19

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2012/03/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/23

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux BSD-derived Telnet Service Encryption Key ID Buffer Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-11-760)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2482, CVE-2011-3191, CVE-2011-4348, CVE-2011-4862, CVE-2012-1515

BID: 49295, 49373, 51182, 51363, 52820

OSVDB: 74910, 75240, 78020, 78303, 80727

VMSA: 2012-0006

EDB-ID: 18280, 18368, 18369