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Cryptographic Issues


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The self-extracting installer in the vSphere Client Installer package in VMware vCenter 4.0 before Update 3 and 4.1 before Update 1, VMware ESXi 4.x before 4.1 Update 1, and VMware ESX 4.x before 4.1 Update 1 does not have a digital signature, which might make it easier for remote attackers to spoof the software distribution via a Trojan horse installer.

  • LOW
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CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published