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.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89666

File Name: vmware_esx_VMSA-2013-0009_remote.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2013/07/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/04

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, 60268, 60215

VMSA: 2013-0009

CERT: 737740

EDB-ID: 27297