VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0004) (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89675
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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 arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries :

- bind
- pam
- popt
- rpm
- rpm-libs
- rpm-python
- Service Location Protocol daemon (SLPD)

Solution

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

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0004

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000159.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89675

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0004_remote.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 3/7/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4889, CVE-2010-2059, CVE-2010-2199, CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2010-3435, CVE-2010-3609, CVE-2010-3613, CVE-2010-3614, CVE-2010-3762, CVE-2010-3853

BID: 40512, 42472, 43487, 44590, 45133, 45137, 45385, 46772

VMSA: 2011-0004