Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2013-5973 First vendor Publication 2013-12-23
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-09

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.4 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Detail

VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.5 and ESX 4.0 and 4.1 allow local users to read or modify arbitrary files by leveraging the Virtual Machine Power User or Resource Pool Administrator role for a vCenter Server Add Existing Disk action with a (1) -flat, (2) -rdm, or (3) -rdmp filename.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-5973

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24054
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24054
Title: VMware ESXi and ESX unauthorized file access through vCenter Server and ESX
Description: VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.5 and ESX 4.0 and 4.1 allow local users to read or modify arbitrary files by leveraging the Virtual Machine Power User or Resource Pool Administrator role for a vCenter Server Add Existing Disk action with a (1) -flat, (2) -rdm, or (3) -rdmp filename.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2013-5973
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 2
Os 12

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-03-04 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_esx_VMSA-2013-0016_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-12-31 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnera...
File : vmware_esxi_5_1_build_1312874_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-12-31 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.5 host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnera...
File : vmware_esxi_5_5_build_1474526_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-12-23 Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2013-0016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_1311177_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.1 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_1_build_1063671_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64491
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/530482/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0016.html
JVN http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN13154935/index.html
JVNDB http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2013/JVNDB-2013-000123.html
OSVDB http://osvdb.org/101387
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029529
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/89938

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 00:38:34
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2018-10-10 00:19:46
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2017-08-29 09:24:21
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2016-06-28 19:46:47
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2016-03-05 13:26:42
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2014-02-17 11:23:55
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2014-01-08 13:20:17
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2014-01-04 13:19:43
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2013-12-24 17:19:07
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2013-12-23 21:20:36
  • First insertion