VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0010) (remote check)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89679


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


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


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89679

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0010_remote.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/03/04

Modified: 2018/02/15

Dependencies: 57396

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 2011/07/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/22

Exploitable With


Metasploit (glibc "$ORIGIN" Expansion Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-0997, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095, CVE-2011-1658, CVE-2011-1659

BID: 44154, 46563, 47176, 47370

OSVDB: 66751, 65078, 68721, 71493, 72796, 73407, 75261

VMSA: 2011-0010

CERT: 537223, 107886