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VMware Security Advisory:- VMSA-2010-0019.3

This is the third time this has been updated since its initial release in December of 2010.

 

Synopsis: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
Issue date: 2010-12-07
Updated on: 2011-04-28
CVE numbers: CVE-2010-3069 CVE-2010-0405 CVE-2009-0590 CVE-2009-2409 CVE-2009-3555

1. Summary

ESX 3.x and ESX 4.x Console OS (COS) updates for samba, bzip2, and openssl packages.

2. Relevant releases

VMware ESX 4.1 without patch ESX410-201104403-SG.
VMware ESX 4.0 without patch ESX400-201103405-SG.
VMware ESX 3.5 without patches ESX350-201012408-SG,
ESX350-201012409-SG, ESX350-201012401-SG.
VMware ESX 3.0.3 without patch ESX303-201102402-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 samba

The service console package samba is updated to version 3.0.9-1.3E.18.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-3069 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 Product Version Running on Replace with/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 ESX350-201012408-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX ESX303-201102402-SG

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

b. Service Console update for bzip2

The service console package bzip2 is updated to version 1.0.2-14.EL3 in ESX 3.x and version 1.0.3-6 in ESX 4.x.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-0405 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 Product Version Running on Replace with/Apply Patch
VirtualCenter any Windows not affected
hosted * any any not affected
ESXi any ESXi not affected
ESX 4.1 ESX ESX410-201104403-SG
ESX 4.0 ESX ESX400-201103405-SG
ESX 3.5 ESX ESX350-201012409-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX Affected, Patch Pending

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

c. Service Console update for OpenSSL

The service console package openssl updated to version 0.9.7a-33.26.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-2409 and CVE-2009-3555 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 Product Version Running on Replace with/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 ESX350-201012401-SG
ESX 3.0.3 ESX Affected, no patch planned

* 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 4.1

ESX410-201104001
Download link:
https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-275-20110420-062
017/ESX410-201104001.zip
md5sum: 757c3370ae63c75ef5b2178bd35a4ac3
sha1sum: 95cfdc08e0988b4a0c0c3ea1a1acc1c661979888
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1035110
ESX410-201104001 contains ESX410-201104403-SG.

ESX 4.0

ESX400-201103001
https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-273-20110303-574
144/ESX400-201103001.zip
md5sum: 5b9a0cfe6c0ff1467c09c8d115910ff8
sha1sum: 8bfb5df8066a01704eaa24e4d8a34f371816904b
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032822
ESX400-201103001 containes the following security bulletins:
ESX400-201103401-SG (SLPD, openssl, COS kernel)
| http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032814
ESX400-201103403-SG (JRE, Tomcat) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032815
ESX400-201103404-SG (pam) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032816
ESX400-201103405-SG (bzip2) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032817
ESX400-201103406-SG (popt/rpm) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032818
ESX400-201103407-SG (bind) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032819

ESX 3.5

Samba
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201012408-SG.zip
md5sum: 53a427d5d2213c51d57e8e8f7e3d544c
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1029999

bzip
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201012409-SG.zip
md5sum: 0a688d7153380fcb5d7ca0ac098e2d03
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1030000

openssl
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201012401-SG.zip
md5sum: a8b1d9e4eabd14b6822bd1f8bf6dbf69
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1029993

ESX 3.0.3

Samba
http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX303-201102402-SG.zip
md5sum: e9d5a5e34d71011996cbf5e7d09fcda1
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1031238

5. References

CVE numbers
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3069
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0405
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0590
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2409
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3555

6. Change log

2010-12-07 VMSA-2010-0019
Initial security advisory after release of patches for ESX 3.5 on 2010-12-07

2011-02-14 VMSA-2010-0019.1
Updated advisory after release of ESX 3.0.3 patches on 2011-02-14.

2011-03-07 VMSA-2010-0019.2
Updated advisory after release of ESX 4.0 patches on 2011-03-07.

2011-04-28 VMSA-2010-0019.3
Updated advisory after release of ESX 4.1 patches on 2011-04-28.

7. Contact

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This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

  • security-announce at lists.vmware.com
  • bugtraq at securityfocus.com
  • full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk

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