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VMSA-2008-0012 Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability Aug 12 2008 06:11PM
VMware Security Team (security vmware com)
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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2008-0012
Synopsis: Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account
Disclosure Vulnerability
Issue date: 2008-08-12
Updated on: 2008-08-12 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2008-3514
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1. Summary

Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

2. Relevant releases

VirtualCenter 2.5 previous to Update 2
VirutalCenter 2.0.2 previous to Update 5

3. VirtualCenter User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

An information disclosure vulnerability is present in VirtualCenter.
Exploitation of this flaw might result in disclosure of the user
names of system accounts.

VMware would like to thank Brett Moore of Insomnia Security for
reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2008-3514 to this issue.

VMware Product Running Replace with/
Product Version on Apply Patch
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VirtualCenter 2.5 Windows VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2
VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Windows VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5

hosted * any any not applicable

ESX(i) any ESX(i) not applicable

ESX any ESX not applicable

* hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, ACE, Server, Fusion

4. Solution

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version
and verify the md5sum of your downloaded file.

VirtualCenter
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VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 build 104263
http://www.vmware.com/download/download.do?downloadGroup=VC250U2
DVD iso image
md5sum: 83de404fa073bc1fde9acd080f21e688
Zip file
md5sum: 3297f1e47c6b018ac8190f11bd022d5b
Release Notes
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vi3_esx35u2_vc25u2_rel_notes.html

VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 build 104182
http://www.vmware.com/downloads/download.do?downloadGroup=VC202U5
DVD iso image
md5sum: 5fee5d2d97b482e0d0cb47da7d8e7c34
Zip file
md5sum: cd468aab309745c12ee5516652aafbcb
Release Notes
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_vc202u5.html

5. References

CVE numbers
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3514

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6. Change log

2008-08-12 VMSA-2008-0012
Initial release following release of VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5

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7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

* security-announce at lists.vmware.com
* bugtraq at securityfocus.com
* full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk

E-mail: security at vmware.com
PGP key at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

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VMware Infrastructure support life cycle policy
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Copyright 2008 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.

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