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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1785

Original release date: 05/03/2011
Last revised: 01/26/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

VMware ESXi 4.0 and 4.1 and ESX 4.0 and 4.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket exhaustion) via unspecified network traffic.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035108
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 72118
External Source: MLIST
Name: [security-announce] 20110428 VMSA-2011-0007 VMware ESXi and ESX Denial of Service and third party updates for Likewise components and ESX Service Console
External Source: BID
Name: 47627
External Source: XF
Name: vmware-esxserver-socket-dos(67195)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025452
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13242
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8240
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0007.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110428 VMSA-2011-0007 VMware ESXi and ESX Denial of Service and third party updates for Likewise components and ESX Service Console

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13242
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:vmware:esxi:4.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:esxi:4.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx:4.0
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx:4.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)