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NEW VMSA-2014-0008 VMware vSphere product updates to third party libraries Sep 09 2014 08:50PM
VMware Security Response Center (security vmware com)
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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2014-0008
Synopsis: VMware vSphere product updates to third party libraries
Issue date: 2014-09-09
Updated on: 2014-09-09 (Initial Advisory)
CVE numbers: --- Struts ---
CVE-2014-0114
--- tc-server ---
CVE-2013-4590, CVE-2013-4322, and CVE-2014-0050
--- glibc ---
CVE-2013-0242 and CVE-2013-1914
--- JRE ---
See references
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1. Summary

VMware has updated vSphere third party libraries

2. Relevant releases

VMware vCenter Server 5.5 prior to Update 2

VMware vCenter Update Manager 5.5 prior to Update 2

VMware ESXi 5.5 without patch ESXi550-201409101-SG

3. Problem Description

a. vCenter Server Apache Struts Update

The Apache Struts library is updated to address a security issue.

This issue may lead to remote code execution after authentication.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the identifier CVE-2014-0114 to this issue.

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
============= ======= ======= =================
vCenter Server 5.5 any 5.5 Update 2
vCenter Server 5.1 any Patch Pending
vCenter Server 5.0 any Patch Pending

b. vCenter Server tc-server 2.9.5 / Apache Tomcat 7.0.52 updates

tc-server has been updated to version 2.9.5 to address multiple
security issues. This version of tc-server includes Apache Tomcat
7.0.52.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the identifiers CVE-2013-4590, CVE-2013-4322, and
CVE-2014-0050 to these issues.

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
============= ======= ======= =================
vCenter Server 5.5 any 5.5 Update 2
vCenter Server 5.1 any Patch Pending
vCenter Server 5.0 any Patch Pending

c. Update to ESXi glibc package

glibc is updated to address multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the identifiers CVE-2013-0242 and CVE-2013-1914 to
these issues.

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
============= ======= ======= =================
ESXi 5.5 any ESXi550-201409101-SG
ESXi 5.1 any Patch Pending
ESXi 5.0 any Patch Pending

d. vCenter and Update Manager, Oracle JRE 1.7 Update 55

Oracle has documented the CVE identifiers that are addressed in
JRE 1.7.0 update 55 in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update
Advisory of April 2014. The References section provides a link to
this advisory.

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
============= ======= ======= =================
vCenter Server 5.5 any 5.5 Update 2
vCenter Server 5.1 any not applicable *
vCenter Server 5.0 any not applicable *
vCenter Update Manager 5.5 any 5.5 Update 2
vCenter Update Manager 5.1 any not applicable *
vCenter Update Manager 5.0 any not applicable *

* this product uses the Oracle JRE 1.6.0 family *

4. Solution

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

vCenter Server and Update Manager 5.5u2
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Downloads and Documentation:
https://www.vmware.com/go/download-vsphere

ESXi 5.5
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Download:
https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal

5. References

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0114
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4590
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4322
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0050
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0242
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1914

JRE
---
Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of April 2014

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2014-1972952.htm
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6. Change log

2014-09-09 VMSA-2014-0008
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vSphere
5.5 Update 2 on 2014-09-09.

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