VMSA-2012-0012 : VMware ESXi update to third-party library

2012-07-13T00:00:00
ID VMWARE_VMSA-2012-0012.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-08-16T00:00:00

Description

a. ESXi update to third-party component libxml2

The libxml2 third-party library has been updated which addresses multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-4008, CVE-2011-0216, CVE-2011-1944, CVE-2011-2834, CVE-2011-3905, CVE-2011-3919 and CVE-2012-0841 to these issues.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from VMware Security Advisory 2012-0012. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) VMware Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(59966);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.33 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/08/16 14:42:22 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-4008", "CVE-2010-4494", "CVE-2011-0216", "CVE-2011-1944", "CVE-2011-2821", "CVE-2011-2834", "CVE-2011-3905", "CVE-2011-3919", "CVE-2012-0841", "CVE-2012-1666");
  script_bugtraq_id(44779, 45617, 48056, 48832, 49279, 49658, 51084, 51300, 52107, 55421);
  script_osvdb_id(69205, 69673, 73248, 73994, 74695, 75560, 77707, 78148, 79437, 85477);
  script_xref(name:"VMSA", value:"2012-0012");
  script_xref(name:"IAVA", value:"2012-A-0153");

  script_name(english:"VMSA-2012-0012 : VMware ESXi update to third-party library");
  script_summary(english:"Checks esxupdate output for the patch");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote VMware ESXi host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"a. ESXi update to third-party component libxml2

   The libxml2 third-party library has been updated which addresses
   multiple security issues.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the names CVE-2010-4008, CVE-2011-0216, CVE-2011-1944,
   CVE-2011-2834, CVE-2011-3905, CVE-2011-3919 and CVE-2012-0841 to
   these issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000190.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Apply the missing patch.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:5.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/07/12");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/07/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"stig_severity", value:"I");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"VMware ESX Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/VMware/release", "Host/VMware/version");
  script_require_ports("Host/VMware/esxupdate", "Host/VMware/esxcli_software_vibs");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("vmware_esx_packages.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/VMware/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "VMware ESX / ESXi");
if (
  !get_kb_item("Host/VMware/esxcli_software_vibs") &&
  !get_kb_item("Host/VMware/esxupdate")
) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


init_esx_check(date:"2012-07-12");
flag = 0;


if (esx_check(ver:"ESX 5.0", vib:"VMware:esx-base:5.0.0-1.17.764879")) flag++;

if (
  esx_check(
    ver           : "ESXi 4.0",
    patch         : "ESXi400-201209401-SG",
    patch_updates : make_list("ESXi400-201302401-SG", "ESXi400-201305401-SG", "ESXi400-201310401-SG", "ESXi400-201404401-SG")
  )
) flag++;

if (
  esx_check(
    ver           : "ESXi 4.1",
    patch         : "ESXi410-201208101-SG",
    patch_updates : make_list("ESXi410-201211401-SG", "ESXi410-201301401-SG", "ESXi410-201304401-SG", "ESXi410-201307401-SG", "ESXi410-201312401-SG", "ESXi410-201404401-SG", "ESXi410-Update03")
  )
) flag++;

if (esx_check(ver:"ESXi 5.0", vib:"VMware:esx-base:5.0.0-1.17.764879")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:esx_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");