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VPR Score: 9.4
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability in hostd-vmdb. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition. Additionally, multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, exist in multiple Java Runtime Environment (JRE) components :
SolutionApply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 4.0 / 4.1 or ESXi version 4.0 / 4.1.