VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89117
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe 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
- ISC BIND
- Linux kernel
- Linux kernel 64-bit
- Linux kernel Common Internet File System
- Linux kernel eCryptfs
- 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
SolutionApply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX / ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0.