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: 3/4/2016

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi

Required KB Items: Host/VMware/release, Host/VMware/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/31/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/22/2011

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