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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89117

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 9.4

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: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/03

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 9.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/03/31

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