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Mar 09

VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2011-0012.3

4 of 5 another 3 time update. Again only of interest if you are running ESX 3.5 in your environment.

Synopsis: VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
Issue date: 2011-10-12
Updated on: 2012-03-08
CVE numbers: — COS Kernel —
CVE-2010-1083, CVE-2010-2492, CVE-2010-2798, CVE-2010-2938,
CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-2943, CVE-2010-3015, CVE-2010-3066,
CVE-2010-3067, CVE-2010-3078, CVE-2010-3086, CVE-2010-3296,
CVE-2010-3432, CVE-2010-3442, CVE-2010-3477, CVE-2010-3699,
CVE-2010-3858, CVE-2010-3859, CVE-2010-3865, CVE-2010-3876,
CVE-2010-3877, CVE-2010-3880, CVE-2010-3904, CVE-2010-4072,
CVE-2010-4073, CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081,
CVE-2010-4083, CVE-2010-4157, CVE-2010-4158, CVE-2010-4161,
CVE-2010-4238, CVE-2010-4242, CVE-2010-4243, CVE-2010-4247,
CVE-2010-4248, CVE-2010-4249, CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2010-4255,
CVE-2010-4263, CVE-2010-4343, CVE-2010-4346, CVE-2010-4526,
CVE-2010-4655, CVE-2011-0521, CVE-2011-0710, CVE-2011-1010,
CVE-2011-1090, CVE-2011-1478
— COS krb5 —
CVE-2010-1323, CVE-2011-0281, CVE-2011-0282
— glibc library —
CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095,
CVE-2011-1658, CVE-2011-1659
— mtp2sas —
CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495

1. Summary

VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console address several security issues.

2. Relevant releases

ESXi 5.0 without patch ESXi500-201112401-SG.
ESXi 4.1 without patch ESXi410-201110201-SG.
ESX 4.1 without patches ESX410-201110201-SG and ESX410-201110224-SG.
ESXi 4.0 without patch ESXi400-201110401-SG.
ESX 4.0 without patches ESX400-201110401-SG, ESX400-201110403-SG
and ESX400-201110409-SG.
ESXi 3.5 without patch ESXe350-201203401-I-SG.
ESX 3.5 without patch ESX350-201203403-SG.

3. Problem Description

a. ESX third party update for Service Console kernel

This update takes the console OS kernel package to kernel-2.6.18-238.9.1 which resolves multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names:

CVE-2010-1083, CVE-2010-2492, CVE-2010-2798, CVE-2010-2938, CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-2943, CVE-2010-3015, CVE-2010-3066, CVE-2010-3067, CVE-2010-3078, CVE-2010-3086, CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3432, CVE-2010-3442, CVE-2010-3477, CVE-2010-3699, CVE-2010-3858, CVE-2010-3859, CVE-2010-3865, CVE-2010-3876, CVE-2010-3877, CVE-2010-3880, CVE-2010-3904,CVE-2010-4072, CVE-2010-4073, CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081, CVE-2010-4083, CVE-2010-4157, CVE-2010-4158, CVE-2010-4161, CVE-2010-4238, CVE-2010-4242, CVE-2010-4243, CVE-2010-4247, CVE-2010-4248, CVE-2010-4249, CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2010-4255, CVE-2010-4263, CVE-2010-4343, CVE-2010-4346, CVE-2010-4526, CVE-2010-4655, CVE-2011-0521, CVE-2011-0710, CVE-2011-1010, CVE-2011-1090 and CVE-2011-1478 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 Product Version Running On Replace With/Apply Patch
vCenter any Windows not affected
Hosted * any any not affected
ESXi any ESXi not affected
ESX 4.1 ESX ESX410-201110201-SG
ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201110401-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX not applicable
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not applicable

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

b. ESX third party update for Service Console krb5 RPMs

This patch updates the krb5-libs and krb5-workstation RPMs of the console OS to version 1.6.1-55.el5_6.1, which resolves multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1323, CVE-2011-0281, and CVE-2011-0282 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 Product Version Running On Replace With/Apply Patch
vCenter any Windows not affected
Hosted * any any not affected
ESXi any ESXi not affected
ESX 4.1 ESX ESX410-201110201-SG
ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201110403-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX not applicable
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not applicable

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

c. ESXi and ESX update to third party component glibc

The glibc third-party library is updated to resolve multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0296, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095, CVE-2011-1658, and CVE-2011-1659 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 Product Version Running On Replace With/Apply Patch
vCenter any Windows not affected
Hosted * any any not affected
ESXi 5.0 ESXi ESXi500-201112401-SG
ESXi 4.1 ESXi ESXi410-201110201-SG
ESXi 4.0 ESXi ESXi400-201110401-SG
ESXi 3.5 ESXi patch pending
ESX 4.1 ESX ESX410-201110201-SG
ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201110401-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX patch pending
ESX 3.0.3 ESX no patch planned

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

d. ESX update to third party drivers mptsas, mpt2sas, and mptspi

The mptsas, mpt2sas, and mptspi drivers are updated which addresses multiple security issues in the mpt2sas driver.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2011-1494 and CVE-2011-1495 to these issues.

Vmware Product Product Version Running On Replace With/Apply Patch
vCenter any Windows not affected
Hosted * any any not affected
ESXi 5.0 ESXi not applicable
ESXi 4.1 ESXi not applicable
ESXi 4.0 ESXi not applicable
ESXi 3.5 ESXi ESXe350-201203401-I-SG
ESX 4.1 ESX ESX410-201110224-SG
ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201110409-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201203403-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX no patch planned

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

4. Solution

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

VMware ESXi 5.0
—————
ESXi500-201112001

Download link:

https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-325-20111212-924952/ESXi500-2011201.zip
md5sum: 107ec1cf6ee1d5d5cb8ea5c05b05cc10
sha1sum: aff63c8a170508c8c0f21a60d1ea75ef1922096d
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2007671

ESXi500-201112001 contains ESXi500-201112401-SG

VMware ESXi 4.1
—————
VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 2

Download link:

http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere/4_1

Release Notes:
https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vs_pages/vsp_pubs_esxi41_i_vc41.html

File: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-4.1.0.update02-502767.x86_64.iso
md5sum: 0aa78790a336c5fc6ba3d9807c98bfea
sha1sum: 7eebd34ab5bdc81401ae20dcf59a8f8ae22086ce

File: upgrade-from-esxi4.0-to-4.1-update02-502767.zip
md5sum: 459d9142a885854ef0fa6edd8d6a5677
sha1sum: 75978b6f0fc3b0ccc63babe6a65cfde6ec420d33

File: upgrade-from-ESXi3.5-to-4.1_update02.502767.zip
md5sum: 3047fac78a4aaa05cf9528d62fad9d73
sha1sum: dc99b6ff352ace77d5513b4c6d8a2cb7e766a09f

File: VMware-tools-linux-8.3.12-493255.iso
md5sum: 63028f2bf605d26798ac24525a0e6208
sha1sum: 95ca96eec7817da9d6e0c326ac44d8b050328932

File: VMware-viclient-all-4.1.0-491557.exe
md5sum: dafd31619ae66da65115ac3900697e3a
sha1sum: 98be4d349c9a655621c068d105593be4a8e542ef

VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 2 contains ESXi410-201110201-SG.

VMware ESX 4.1
————–
VMware ESX 4.1 Update 2
Download link:

http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere/4_1

Release Notes:

http://downloads.vmware.com/support/pubs/vs_pages/vsp_pubs_esx41_vc41.html

File: ESX-4.1.0-update02-502767.iso
md5sum: 9a2b524446cbd756f0f1c7d8d88077f8
sha1sum: 2824c0628c341357a180b3ab20eb2b7ef1bee61c

File: pre-upgrade-from-esx4.0-to-4.1-502767.zip
md5sum: 9060ad94d9d3bad7d4fa3e4af69a41cf
sha1sum: 9b96ba630377946c42a8ce96f0b5745c56ca46b4

File: upgrade-from-esx4.0-to-4.1-update02-502767.zip
md5sum: 4b60f36ee89db8cb7e1243aa02cdb549
sha1sum: 6b9168a1b01379dce7db9d79fd280509e16d013f

File: VMware-tools-linux-8.3.12-493255.iso
md5sum: 63028f2bf605d26798ac24525a0e6208
sha1sum: 95ca96eec7817da9d6e0c326ac44d8b050328932

File: VMware-viclient-all-4.1.0-491557.exe
md5sum: dafd31619ae66da65115ac3900697e3a
sha1sum: 98be4d349c9a655621c068d105593be4a8e542ef

VMware ESX 4.1 Update 2 contains ESX410-201110201-SG and
ESX410-201110224-SG.

VMware ESXi 4.0
—————
ESXi400-201110001

https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-315-20111006-920880/ESXi400-201110001.zip
md5sum: fd47b5e2b7ea1db79a2e0793d4c9d9d3
sha1sum: 759d4fa6da6eb49f41def68e3bd66e80c9a7032b
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1036397

ESXi400-201110001 contains ESXi400-201110401-SG

VMware ESX 4.0
————–
ESX400-201110001

https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-314-20111006-398488/ESX400-201110001.zip
md5sum: 0ce9cc285ea5c27142c9fdf273443d78
sha1sum: fdb5482b2bf1e9c97f2814255676e3de74512399
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1036391

ESX400-201110001 contains ESX400-201110401-SG, ESX400-201110403-SG
and ESX400-201110409-SG.

VMware ESXi 3.5
—————
ESXe350-201203401-O-SG
http://downloads.vmware.com/go/selfsupport-download
md5sum: 44124458684d6d1b957b4e39cbe97d77
sha1sum: 2255311bc6c27e127e075040eb1f98649b5ce8be
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2009160

ESXe350-201203401-O-SG contains ESXe350-201203401-I-SG.

VMware ESX 3.5
————–
ESX350-201203403-SG
http://downloads.vmware.com/go/selfsupport-download
md5sum: b568125dd3eb5d1b52d88a11164ade21
sha1sum: a10cbc7892a28a9dc714ddbc40a4232691ac321f
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2009157

5. References

CVE numbers
— COS Kernel —
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1083
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2492
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2798
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2938
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2942
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2943
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3015
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3066
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3067
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3078
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3086
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3296
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3432
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3442
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3477
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3699
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3858
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3859
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3865
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3876
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3877
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3880
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3904
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4072
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4073
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4075
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4080
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4081
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4083
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4157
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4158
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4161
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4238
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4242
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4243
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4247
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4248
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4249
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4251
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4255
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4263
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4343
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4346
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4526
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4655
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0521
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0710
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1010
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1090
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1478
— COS krb5 —
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1323
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0281
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0282
— glibc library —
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0296
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0536
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1071
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1095
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1658
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1659
— mtp2sas —
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1494
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1495

6. Change log

2011-10-12 VMSA-2011-0012
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of patches
for ESX 4.0 and ESXi 4.0 on 2011-10-12.

2011-10-27 VMSA-2011-0012.1
Updated security advisory with the release of Update 2 for vSphere
Hypervisor (ESXi) 4.1 and ESX 4.1 on 2011-10-27.

2011-12-15 VMSA-2011-0012.2
Updated security advisory with the release of ESXi 5.0 patches on
2011-12-15.

2011-03-08 VMSA-2011-0010.3
Updated security advisory after the release of ESX 3.5 patches on
2012-03-08.

7. Contact

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This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

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

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