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VMSA-2010-0019 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
From: VMware Security Team <security () vmware com>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 01:28:58 -0800

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                  VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2010-0019
Synopsis:          VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
Issue date:        2010-12-07
Updated on:        2010-12-07
CVE numbers:       CVE-2010-3069 CVE-2010-0405 CVE-2009-0590
                  CVE-2009-2409 CVE-2009-3555
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1. Summary

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

2. Relevant releases

  VMware ESX 3.5 without patches ESX350-201012408-SG,
  ESX350-201012409-SG, ESX350-201012401-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   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      ESX350-201012408-SG
   ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

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

b. Service Console update for bzip2

   The service console package bzip2 updated to version
   1.0.2-14.EL3.
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   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      ESX350-201012409-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   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      ESX350-201012401-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 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


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

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6. Change log

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

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7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

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

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

VMware Security Center
http://www.vmware.com/security

VMware Security Advisories
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

VMware security response policy
http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

General support life cycle policy
http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos.html

VMware Infrastructure support life cycle policy
http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos_vi.html

Copyright 2010 VMware Inc.  All rights reserved.


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