VMware ESX Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0015) (remote check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89742


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 remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries :

- Berkeley DB NSS module
- cURL / libcURL
- GnuTLS
- Network Security Services (NSS) Library
- OpenLDAP
- OpenSSL
- OpenSSL Kerberos
- sudo


Apply the appropriate patch as referenced in the vendor advisory that pertains to ESX version 4.0 / 4.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89742

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2010-0015_remote.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Published: 3/8/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/3/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2409, CVE-2009-3245, CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2009-3767, CVE-2010-0433, CVE-2010-0734, CVE-2010-0826, CVE-2010-1646

BID: 29330, 36844, 36935, 38162, 38533, 38562, 39132, 40538

CWE: 20, 310

VMSA: 2010-0015