Vulnerability Details

VMSA-2013-0011 VMware ESX and ESXi updates to third party libraries (remote check)

Published: 2013-12-03 13:01:01
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Method:
Check the build number.

Technical Details:
VMware ESXi and ESX NFC Protocol Unhandled Exception VMware ESXi and ESX contain a vulnerability in the handling of the Network File Copy (NFC) protocol. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must intercept and modify the NFC traffic between ESXi/ESX and the client. Exploitation of the issue may lead to a Denial of Service. To reduce the likelihood of exploitation, vSphere components should be deployed on an isolated management network

Recommendations:
Apply the missing patch(es).

Summary:
VMware has updated VMware ESXi and ESX to address a vulnerability in an unhandled exception in the NFC protocol handler.

Affected Versions:
VMware ESXi 5.1 without patch ESXi510-201307101 VMware ESXi 5.0 without patch ESXi500-201308101 VMware ESXi 4.1 without patch ESXi410-201304401 VMware ESXi 4.0 without patch ESXi400-201305401 VMware ESX 4.1 without patch ESX410-201304401 VMware ESX 4.0 without patch ESX400-201305401

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-1661

References:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0011.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2013-12-03
Modified
2018-08-20
Category
General

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