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VPR Score: 7.4
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries :
- GNU cpio
- GNU cpio on 64-bit
- GNU tar
- Kerberos 5
- Safe Module for Perl Automagic Methods
- Samba smbd
SolutionApply the appropriate patch as referenced in the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 3.5 / 4.0 / 4.1.