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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1659

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.
Publish Date : 2013-02-22 Last Update Date : 2013-02-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware vCenter Server, ESXi and ESX address an NFC Protocol memory corruption and third party library security issues. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20707 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-1659

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 Update 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 Update 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 Update 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 Update 4a * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 4.0 Update 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Vcenter Server 5.0 Update 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Vcenter Server Appliance 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Vcenter Server Appliance 5.1.0a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Esxi 14
Vmware Vcenter Server 8
Vmware Vcenter Server Appliance 2

- References For CVE-2013-1659 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1659

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