VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2013-0015) (remote check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89670

Synopsis

The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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 :

- Kernel
- Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR)
- Network Security Services (NSS)

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0015.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89670

File Name: vmware_esx_VMSA-2013-0015_remote.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3552, CVE-2013-0791, CVE-2013-1620, CVE-2013-2147, CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2224, CVE-2013-2232, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2237

BID: 54062, 55359, 57777, 58826, 60280, 60375, 60715, 60858, 60874, 60893, 60953

VMSA: 2013-0015