VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89117
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Synopsis

The remote 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 :

- Apache Geronimo
- Apache Tomcat
- Apache Xerces2
- cURL/libcURL
- ISC BIND
- Libxml2
- Linux kernel
- Linux kernel 64-bit
- Linux kernel Common Internet File System
- Linux kernel eCryptfs
- NTP
- Python
- Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
- Java SE Development Kit (JDK)
- Java SE Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT)
- Java SE Plugin
- Java SE Provider
- Java SE Swing
- Java SE Web Start

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX / ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89117

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2009-0016_remote.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/3/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

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: 11/20/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2007

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel Sendpage Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2052, CVE-2007-4965, CVE-2007-5333, CVE-2007-5342, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2007-5966, CVE-2007-6286, CVE-2008-0002, CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1721, CVE-2008-1887, CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2315, CVE-2008-2370, CVE-2008-3142, CVE-2008-3143, CVE-2008-3144, CVE-2008-3528, CVE-2008-4307, CVE-2008-4864, CVE-2008-5031, CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2008-5700, CVE-2009-0028, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0159, CVE-2009-0269, CVE-2009-0322, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0675, CVE-2009-0676, CVE-2009-0696, CVE-2009-0745, CVE-2009-0746, CVE-2009-0747, CVE-2009-0748, CVE-2009-0778, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783, CVE-2009-0787, CVE-2009-0834, CVE-2009-1072, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102, CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105, CVE-2009-1106, CVE-2009-1107, CVE-2009-1192, CVE-2009-1252, CVE-2009-1336, CVE-2009-1337, CVE-2009-1385, CVE-2009-1388, CVE-2009-1389, CVE-2009-1439, CVE-2009-1630, CVE-2009-1633, CVE-2009-1895, CVE-2009-2406, CVE-2009-2407, CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416, CVE-2009-2417, CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-2670, CVE-2009-2671, CVE-2009-2672, CVE-2009-2673, CVE-2009-2675, CVE-2009-2676, CVE-2009-2692, CVE-2009-2698, CVE-2009-2716, CVE-2009-2718, CVE-2009-2719, CVE-2009-2720, CVE-2009-2721, CVE-2009-2722, CVE-2009-2723, CVE-2009-2724, CVE-2009-2847, CVE-2009-2848

BID: 23887, 25696, 26070, 26880, 27006, 27703, 27706, 28715, 28749, 29502, 30491, 30494, 30496, 31932, 33187, 33237, 33412, 33428, 33618, 33846, 33906, 33951, 34084, 34205, 34216, 34240, 34390, 34405, 34453, 34481, 34612, 34673, 34934, 35017, 35185, 35193, 35196, 35263, 35281, 35416, 35559, 35647, 35848, 35850, 35851, 35922, 35929, 35930, 35939, 35943, 35944, 35946, 35958, 36010, 36032, 36038, 36108, 49470

VMSA: 2009-0016

CWE: 16, 20, 22, 79, 94, 119, 189, 200, 264, 310, 362, 399