VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0001) (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89673
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries :

- glibc
- glibc-common
- nscd
- openldap
- sudo

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-2011-0001

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000150.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89673

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0001_remote.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/4/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (glibc LD_AUDIT Arbitrary DSO Load Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0211, CVE-2010-0212, CVE-2010-2956, CVE-2010-3847, CVE-2010-3856

BID: 41770, 43019, 44154, 44347

VMSA: 2011-0001