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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1661

VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.1, and ESX 4.0 and 4.1, does not properly implement the Network File Copy (NFC) protocol, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (unhandled exception and application crash) by modifying the client-server data stream.
Publish Date : 2013-09-04 Last Update Date : 2013-09-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
VMware ESXi and ESX address an NFC Protocol Unhandled Exception oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20830 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-2013-1661

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 * * 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 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ESX 2
Vmware Esxi 12

- References For CVE-2013-1661 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1661

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