National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1659
Original release date:02/22/2013
VMware vCenter Server 4.0 before Update 4b, 5.0 before Update 2, and 5.1 before 5.1.0b; VMware ESXi 3.5 through 5.1; and VMware ESX 3.5 through 4.1 do not properly implement the Network File Copy (NFC) protocol, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by modifying the client-server data stream.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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