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|Synopsis:||VMware vCenter Update Manager fix for Jetty Web server addresses important security vulnerabilities|
|Updated on:||2010-07-19 (initial release of advisory)|
|CVE numbers:||CVE-2009-1523 CVE-2009-1524|
VMware vCenter Update Manager fix for Jetty Web server addresses important security vulnerabilities.
2. Relevant releases
VMware vCenter Update Manager 1.0
VMware vCenter Update Manager 4.0
VMware vCenter Update Manager 4.1
3. Problem Description
a. VMware vCenter Update Manager Jetty Web server vulnerabilities VMware vCenter Update Manager is an automated patch management solution for VMware ESX hosts and Microsoft virtual machines. Update Manager embeds the Jetty Web server which is a third party component.
The default version of the Jetty Web server in Update Manager is version 6.1.6 for which the following relevant vulnerabilities are reported.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-1523 and CVE-2009-1524 to these issues. VMware would like to thank Claudio Criscione of Secure Network for reporting these issues to us.
Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerabilities in each release, if a solution is available.
|VMware Product||Product Version||Running on||Replace with/Apply Patch|
|Update Manager||1.0||Windows||Update Manager fix for Jetty *|
|Update Manager||4.0||Windows||Update Manager fix for Jetty *|
|Update Manager||4.1||Windows||Update Manager fix for Jetty *|
* Refer to VMware Knowledge Base article 1023962
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the md5sum of your downloaded file.
VMware vCenter Update Manager
Update Manager fix for Jetty
6. Change log
Initial security advisory after release of VMware vCenter Update Manager security fix for the Jetty Web server on 2010-07-19.
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