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VMware ESX Server Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2006-11-14    Views:  20,632

Secunia Advisory SA22875

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities, security issues, and a weakness have been reported in VMware ESX Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions and disclose potentially sensitive information, or by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA15930
SA16793
SA19357
SA19657
SA19724
SA19869
SA20100
SA20980

This also fixes a security issue is OpenSSH, which is caused due to an error in signaling child processes to terminate after the LoginGraceTime period has expired. This may be exploited to cause a DoS by preventing the daemon from accepting new connections.


Solution:
VMware ESX Server 2.0.2:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-253-200610-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-254-200610-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-213-200610-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-202-200610-patch.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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