openSUSE Security Update : open-vm-tools (openSUSE-2017-385)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 99019


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for open-vm-tools to 10.1.0 stable brings features, fixes bugs and security issues :

- New vmware-namespace-cmd command line utility

- GTK3 support

- Common Agent Framework (CAF)

- Guest authentication with xmlsec1

- Sub-command to push updated network information to the host on demand

- Fix for quiesced snapshot failure leaving guest file system quiesced (bsc#1006796)

- Fix for CVE-2015-5191 (bsc#1007600)

- Report SLES for SAP 12 guest OS as SLES 12 (bsc#1013496)

- Add udev rule to increase VMware virtual disk timeout values (bsc#994598)

- Fix vmtoolsd init script to run vmtoolsd in background (bsc#971031)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected open-vm-tools packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 99019

File Name: openSUSE-2017-385.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/28

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.7

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


Base Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvmtools-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvmtools0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvmtools0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5191

IAVB: 2017-B-0099