VMware ESX / ESXi Descheduled Time Accounting DoS (VMSA-2009-0007) (remote check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89113
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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

The remote ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified flaw in the Descheduled Time Accounting driver that allows a guest Windows user to cause a denial of service. Note that this issue can be exploited only if the feature is installed and the affected service is not running in the virtual machine.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX / ESXi version 3.5.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0007

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89113

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2009-0007_remote.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/3/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/28/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/28/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1805

BID: 35141

VMSA: 2009-0007