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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89107
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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 the following components :

- Kernel
- krb5 telnet daemon

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0006.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89107

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2012-0006_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: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 3/29/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/23/2011

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

VMSA: 2012-0006

EDB-ID: 18280, 18368, 18369