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VMSA-2010-0013 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console Sep 01 2010 06:34AM
VMware Security Team (security vmware com)
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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2010-0013
Synopsis: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
Issue date: 2010-08-31
Updated on: 2010-08-31 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2005-4268 CVE-2010-0624 CVE-2010-2063
CVE-2010-1321 CVE-2010-1168 CVE-2010-1447
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1. Summary

ESX 3.5 Console OS (COS) updates for COS packages perl, krb5, samba,
tar, and cpio.

2. Relevant releases

VMware ESX 3.5 without patches ESX350-201008405-SG,
ESX350-201008407-SG, ESX350-201008410-SG, ESX350-201008411-SG,
ESX350-201008412-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 3.0.3 ends on 2011-12-10. Users should plan
to upgrade to at least ESX 3.5 and preferably to the newest release
available.

3. Problem Description

a. Service Console update for cpio

The service console package cpio is updated to version 2.5-6.RHEL3.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2005-4268 and CVE-2010-0624 to the issues
addressed in this update.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, 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 4.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 4.0 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201008405-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX affected, patch pending

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

b. Service Console update for tar

The service console package tar is updated to version
1.13.25-16.RHEL3

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2010-0624 to the issue addressed in this
update.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, 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 4.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 4.0 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201008407-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX affected, patch pending

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

c. Service Console update for samba

The service console packages for samba are updated to version
samba-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw, samba-client-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw and
samba-common-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2010-2063 to the issue addressed in this
update.

Note:
The issue mentioned above is present in the Samba server (smbd) and
is not present in the Samba client or Samba common packages.

To determine if your system has Samba server installed do a
'rpm -q samba`.

The following lists when the Samba server is installed on the ESX
service console:

- ESX 4.0, ESX 4.1
The Samba server is not present on ESX 4.0 and ESX 4.1.

- ESX 3.5
The Samba server is present if an earlier patch for Samba has been
installed.

- ESX 3.0.3
The Samba server is present if ESX 3.0.3 was upgraded from an
earlier version of ESX 3 and a Samba patch was installed on that
version.

The Samba server is not needed to operate the service console and
can be be disabled without loss of functionality to the service
console.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, 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 4.1 ESX not applicable
ESX 4.0 ESX not applicable
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201008410-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX affected, patch pending

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

d. Service Console update for krb5

The service console package krb5 is updated to version 1.2.7-72.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2010-1321 to the issue addressed in this
update.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, 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 4.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 4.0 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201008411-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX affected, patch pending

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

e. Service Console update for perl

The service console package perl is updated to version
5.8.0-101.EL3.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2010-1168 and CVE-2010-1447 to the issue
addressed in this update.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, 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 4.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 4.0 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201008412-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX affected, 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 3.5
-------

ESX350-201008405-SG (cpio)
-------------------
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008405-SG.zip
md5sum: e1d5464ab9886f93dc47ffe7b50e6246
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026130

ESX350-201008407-SG (tar)
-------------------
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008407-SG.zip
md5sum: 574013a102fb523c7a97c1acb05f63ea
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026132

ESX350-201008410-SG (samba)
-------------------
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008410-SG.zip
md5sum: c5224cf4218a3636b70207b8d269d024
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026134

ESX350-201008411-SG (krb5)
-------------------
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008411-SG.zip
md5sum: c0f8b642f8eddd91c959e262d1b7f181
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026135

ESX350-201008412-SG (perl)
-------------------
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008412-SG.zip
md5sum: 30e176f34e49c055b0485dfc921fbf81
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026137

5. References

CVE numbers
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4268
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0624
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2063
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1321
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1168
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1447

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6. Change log

2010-08-31 VMSA-2010-0013
Initial security advisory after release of patches for ESX 3.5
on 2010-08-31

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7. Contact

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