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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20111012

VMware ESXi and ESX Multiple Vulnerabilities

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:
Patch Not Planned

VMware Inc.

Affected Software:
VMware ESXi v3.5, ESX v3.5 and v3.0.3

VMware ESXi and ESX contain multiple vulnerabilities.  Successful exploitation could result in a wide variety of conditions, including denial of service and remote code execution.


Code Execution:

Client-side Remote Code Execution
This client-side vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the ability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current application.  If the application is run as Administrator, the attacker may gain complete control of the target system.

No updates are planned for ESXi v3.5, ESX 3.5 and 3.0.3. Upgrade to newer versions.

 BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 15398 - VMware ESX/ESXi Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20111012) - ESX
  • 15399 - VMware ESX/ESXi Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20111012) - ESXi
  • 16098 - VMware ESX/ESXi Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (20111012) - ESX 3.5


10.12.2011 - Public Information Released

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