VMware ESX / ESXi Authentication Service and Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0001) (remote check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89661


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


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 several components and third-party libraries :

- Authentication Service
- bind
- libxml2
- libxslt


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89661

File Name: vmware_esx_VMSA-2013-0001_remote.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1202, CVE-2011-3102, CVE-2011-3970, CVE-2012-2807, CVE-2012-2825, CVE-2012-2870, CVE-2012-2871, CVE-2012-4244, CVE-2013-1405

BID: 47668, 51911, 53540, 54203, 54718, 55331, 55522, 57666

VMSA: 2013-0001