VMware ESX / ESXi Tools Folder Incorrect ACL Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2012-0007) (remote check)
High Nessus Plugin ID 89108
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe remote ESX/ESXi host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due to the use of an incorrect Access Control List (ACL) for the VMware Tools folder. An adjacent attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges on Windows-based guest operating systems.
SolutionApply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.