The self-extracting installer in the vSphere Client Installer package in VMware vCenter 4.0 before Update 3 and 4.1 before Update 1, VMware ESXi 4.x before 4.1 Update 1, and VMware ESX 4.x before 4.1 Update 1 does not have a digital signature, which might make it easier for remote attackers to spoof the software distribution via a Trojan horse installer.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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[security-announce] 20110505 VMSA-2011-0008 VMware vCenter Server and vSphere Client security vulnerabilities
Advisory; Patch Information