VMware ESX / ESXi Guest OS Local Privilege Escalation (VMSA-2013-0014) (remote check)
High Nessus Plugin ID 89669
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 privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper handling of control code in the lgtosync.sys driver. A local attacker can exploit this escalate privileges on Windows-based 32-bit guest operating systems.
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.