ESXi 6.0 U1 < Build 5251621 / 6.0 U2 < Build 5251623 / 6.0 U3 < Build 5224934 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0006) (remote check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99130
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Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi 6.0 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of the remote VMware ESXi 6.0 host is 6.0 U1 prior to build 5251621, 6.0 U2 prior to build 5251623, or 6.0 U3 prior to build 5224934. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A stack memory initialization flaw exists that allows an attacker on the guest to execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2017-4903)

- An unspecified flaw exists in memory initialization that allows an attacker on the guest to execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2017-4904)

- An unspecified flaw exists in memory initialization that allows the disclosure of sensitive information.
(CVE-2017-4905)

Solution

Apply patch ESXi600-201703401-SG, ESXi600-201703002, or ESXi600-201703003 according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0006.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?29e8975b

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ac633b1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99130

File Name: vmware_esxi_6_0_build_5251621_remote.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/31/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Dependencies: vmware_vsphere_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-4904

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-4903, CVE-2017-4904, CVE-2017-4905

BID: 97160, 97164, 97165

VMSA: 2017-0006