vulnerability bulletin CVE-2013-5970
VMware ESX, ESXi: denial of service via hostd-vmdb
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can modify the management traffic of VMware ESX/ESXi, in order to trigger a denial of service in hostd-vmdb.Impacted products:
ESX, ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
BID-63216, CERTA-2013-AVI-454, CVE-2013-5970, ESX400-201305001, ESX400-201305401-SG, ESX410-201307001, ESX410-201307401-SG, ESX410-201307403-SG, ESX410-201307404-SG, ESX410-201307405-SG, ESXi400-201305001, ESXi400-201305401-SG, ESXi410-201307001, ESXi410-201307401-SG, ESXi500-201310101-SG, VIGILANCE-VUL-13618, VMSA-2013-0009, VMSA-2013-0012.
Description of the vulnerability
The vmware-hostd service is used to administer an ESX/ESXi server.
However, an attacker can modify the management traffic of VMware ESX/ESXi, in order to trigger a denial of service in hostd-vmdb.
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