VMware ESX Service Console Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0008) (remote check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89109

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, in the following components :

- COS kernel
- libxml2

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0008.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89109

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2012-0008_remote.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/03

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4008, CVE-2011-0216, CVE-2011-1944, CVE-2011-2834, CVE-2011-3191, CVE-2011-3905, CVE-2011-3919, CVE-2011-4348, CVE-2012-0028

BID: 44779, 48056, 48832, 49295, 49658, 51084, 51300, 51363, 51947

VMSA: 2012-0008