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CVE-2011-1789 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/09/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000137.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025502
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0008.html Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esx:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:esxi:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter:4.0:update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter:4.0:update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1789
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
05/26/2011