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VMSA-2012-0003 VMware VirtualCenter Update and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE
From: VMware Security Team <security () vmware com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:29:08 -0800

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                  VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2012-0003
Synopsis:    VMware VirtualCenter Update and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE
Issue date:  2012-03-08
Updated on:  2012-03-08 (initial advisory)
CVE numbers: See references

1. Summary

  VMware VirtualCenter Update 6b and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE.

2. Relevant releases

  VirtualCenter 2.5 previous to Update 6b
ESX 3.5 without patch ESX350-201203401-SG

3. Problem Description

a. VirtualCenter and ESX, Oracle (Sun) JRE update 1.5.0_32

   Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.5.0_32, which addresses
   multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle
   (Sun) JRE.

   Oracle has documented the CVE identifiers that are addressed in
   JRE 1.5.0_32 in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of
   October 2011.

   Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
   remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is

   VMware         Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product        Version   on       Apply Patch
   =============  ========  =======  =================
   vCenter        5.0       Windows  not applicable **
   vCenter        4.1       Windows  not applicable **
   vCenter        4.0       Windows  patch pending
   VirtualCenter  2.5       Windows  VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6b
hosted * any any not affected ESXi any ESXi not affected ESX 4.1 ESX not applicable **
   ESX            4.0       ESX      patch pending
   ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201203401-SG

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

   ** this product uses the Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0 family

4. Solution

  VMware Virtual Center 2.5 Update 6b
  Version       2.5 Update 6b
  Build Number  598800
  Release Date  2012/03/08
  Type          Product Binaries


  vCenter Server DVD image - English only version
  File type: iso
  MD5SUM: 085f7bddd2adf2c4ba5bd066271e2b06
  SHA1SUM: 019ff0a67d150d0a3dbdac53bfde0b0eb69f9bfd

  vCenter Server as a Zip file - English only version
  File type: zip
  MD5SUM: ee15ae73a66dd9dbc27fada476656aeb
  SHA1SUM: a5c25d114d42f1aae11d7c741587cf57caff72a3

  VMware vCenter Converter BootCD for vCenter Server
  File type: .zip
  Version: 4.0.3
  MD5SUM: e49e0ff0f2563196cc5d4b5c471cd666

  VMware vCenter Converter CLI for Linux platform
  File type: .tar.gz
  Version: 4.0.3
  MD5SUM: 30d1f5e58a6cad8dacd988908305bc1c

  ESX 3.5

  md5sum: 07743c471ce46de825c36c2277ccd500
  sha1sum: cb77e6f820e1015311bf2386b240fd84f0ad04dd

5. References

  Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of October 2011



6. Change log

  2012-03-08 VMSA-2012-0003
  Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of
  VirtualCenter Update 6b and patches for ESX 3.5 and ESXi 3.5 on

7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:

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

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Copyright 2012 VMware Inc.  All rights reserved.

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