VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0009) (remote check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89666


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 third-party libraries :

- GnuTLS
- Kernel
- OpenSSL


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89666

File Name: vmware_esx_VMSA-2013-0009_remote.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2013

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0166, CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-0268, CVE-2013-0338, CVE-2013-0871, CVE-2013-2116

BID: 57778, 57838, 57986, 58180, 60215, 60268

CERT: 737740

VMSA: 2013-0009