hostd-vmdb in VMware ESXi 4.0 through 5.0 and ESX 4.0 through 4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hostd-vmdb service outage) by modifying management traffic.
Published 2013-10-21 10:54:31
Updated 2017-08-29 01:33:54
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2013-5970

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2013-5970
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2013-5970 33
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-5970

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-5970

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-5970

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2013-5970

Products affected by CVE-2013-5970

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