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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4573

The Update Installer in VMware ESXi 4.1, when a modified sfcb.cfg is present, does not properly configure the SFCB authentication mode, which allows remote attackers to obtain access via an arbitrary username and password.
Publish Date : 2010-12-22 Last Update Date : 2011-01-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-4573

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Esxi 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Esxi 1

- References For CVE-2010-4573

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000114.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20101221 VMSA-2010-0020 VMware ESXi 4.1 Update Installer SFCB Authentication Flaw
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1031761 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/42591
SECUNIA 42591
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024917
SECTRACK 1024917
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/515420/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20101221 VMSA-2010-0020 VMware ESXi 4.1 Update Installer SFCB Authentication Flaw
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45543
BID 45543 VMware ESXi Update Installer Unauthorized Access Vulnerability Release Date:2010-12-21
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3303
VUPEN ADV-2010-3303
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2010-0020.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4573

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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