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VMSA-2010-0006 ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid Apr 01 2010 07:34PM
VMware Security Team (security vmware com)
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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2010-0006
Synopsis: ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid
Issue date: 2010-04-01
Updated on: 2010-04-01 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-1888, CVE-2009-2813,
CVE-2009-2948, CVE-2009-0798

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1. Summary

ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid packages.

2. Relevant releases

VMware ESX 4.0.0 without patch ESX400-201003405-SG,
ESX400-201003403-SG
Notes:

Effective May 2010, VMware's patch and update release program during
Extended Support will be continued with the condition that all
subsequent patch and update releases will be based on the latest
baseline release version as of May 2010 (i.e. ESX 3.0.3 Update 1,
ESX 3.5 Update 5, and VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6). Refer to section
"End of Product Availability FAQs" at
http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle/vi/faq.html for
details.

Extended support for ESX 2.5.5 ends on 2010-06-15. Users should plan
to upgrade to at least ESX 3.0.3 Update 1 and preferably to the
newest release available.

Extended support for ESX 3.0.3 ends on 2011-12-10. Users should plan
to upgrade to at least ESX 3.5 Update 5 and preferably to the newest
release available.

3. Problem Description

a. Service Console update for samba to 3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1

This update changes the samba packages to
samba-client-3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1 and
samba-common-3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1. These versions include fixes for
security issues that were first fixed in
samba-client-3.0.33-0.18.el4_8 and samba-common-3.0.33-0.18.el4_8.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-1888,CVE-2009-2813
and CVE-2009-2948 to these issues.

The following table lists what action remediates the vulnerability
(column 4) if a solution is available.

VMware Product Running Replace with/
Product Version on Apply Patch
============= ======== ======= =================
VirtualCenter any Windows not affected

hosted * any any not affected

ESXi any ESXi not affected

ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201003405-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX patch pending
ESX 3.0.3 ESX patch pending
ESX 2.5.5 ESX patch pending

vMA 4.0 RHEL5 patch pending

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

b. Service Console update for acpid to1.0.4-9.el5_4.2

This updates changes the the acpid package to acpid-1.0.4-9.el5_4.2.
This version includes the fix for a security issue that was first
fixed in acpid-1.0.4-7.el5_4.1.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2009-0798 to this issue.

The following table lists what action remediates the vulnerability
(column 4) if a solution is available.

VMware Product Running Replace with/
Product Version on Apply Patch
============= ======== ======= =================
VirtualCenter any Windows not affected

hosted * any any not affected

ESXi any ESXi not affected

ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201003403-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX not affected
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not affected
ESX 2.5.5 ESX not affected

vMA 4.0 RHEL5 patch pending

* 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.

ESX 4.0
-------

https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-195-20100324-
069
238/ESX400-201003001.zip
md5sum: c7c0f287d5728289fe2903be48d8d501
sha1sum: d90badd89247ccc96a02001b6d697bf39fad9e7c
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1019833

Note: ESX400-201003001 contains the following security bulletins
ESX400-201003403-SG, and ESX400-201003405-SG

To install an individual bulletin use esxupdate with the -b option.
esxupdate --bundle ESX400-201003403.zip -b ESX400-201003405-SG update

5. References

CVE numbers
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2906
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1888
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2813
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2948
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0798

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6. Change log

2010-04-01 VMSA-2010-0006
Initial security advisory after release of bulletins for ESX 4.0
on 2010-04-01.

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7. Contact

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