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VMSA-2008-00011 Updated ESX service console packages for Samba and vmnix
From: VMware Security team <security () vmware com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 18:22:48 -0700

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2008-00011
Synopsis:          Updated ESX service console packages for Samba
                   and vmnix
Issue date:        2008-07-28
Updated on:        2008-07-28 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers:       CVE-2007-5001 CVE-2007-6151 CVE-2007-6206
                   CVE-2008-0007 CVE-2008-1367 CVE-2008-1375
                   CVE-2008-1669 CVE-2006-4814 CVE-2008-1105
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1. Summary:

   Updated ESX packages address several security issues.

2. Relevant releases:

   VMware ESX 3.5 without patches ESX350-200806201-UG (vmnix) and
   ESX350-200806218-UG (samba)

3. Problem description:

I   Service Console rpm updates

 a.  Security Update to Service Console Kernel

   This fix upgrades service console kernel version to 2.4.21-57.EL.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the names CVE-2007-5001, CVE-2007-6151, CVE-2007-6206,
   CVE-2008-0007, CVE-2008-1367, CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2006-4814, and
   CVE-2008-1669 to the security issues fixed in kernel-2.4.21-57.EL.

   VMware         Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product        Version   on       Apply Patch
   =============  ========  =======  =================
   VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not applicable

   hosted         any       any      not applicable

   ESXi           3.5       ESXi     not applicable

   ESX            3.5       ESX      patch ESX350-200806201-UG
   ESX            3.0.2     ESX      affected, no update planned
   ESX            3.0.1     ESX      affected, no update planned
   ESX            2.5.5     ESX      not applicable
   ESX            2.5.4     ESX      not applicable

 b.  Samba Security Update

   This fix upgrades the service console rpm samba to version
   3.0.9-1.3E.15vmw

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the name CVE-2008-1105 to this issue.

   VMware         Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product        Version   on       Apply Patch
   =============  ========  =======  =================
   VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not applicable

   hosted         any       any      not applicable

   ESXi           3.5       ESXi     not applicable

   ESX            3.5       ESX      patch ESX350-200806218-UG
   ESX            3.0.2     ESX      affected, patch pending
   ESX            3.0.1     ESX      affected, patch pending
   ESX            2.5.5     ESX      affected, patch pending
   ESX            2.5.4     ESX      affected, patch pending

4. Solution:

Please review the Patch notes for your product and version and verify the
md5sum of your downloaded file.

   ESX 3.5 (Samba)
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/esx/ESX350-200806218-UG
   md5sum: dfad21860ba24a6322b36041c0bc2a07
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1005931

   ESX 3.5 (vmnix)
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/esx/ESX350-200806201-UG
   md5sum: 2888192905a6763a069914fcd258d329
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1005894

5. References:

  CVE numbers
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5001
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6151
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6206
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0007
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1367
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1375
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1669
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4814
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1105

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6. Change log:

2008-07-28  VMSA-2008-0011    Initial release

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7. Contact:

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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

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Copyright 2008 VMware Inc.  All rights reserved.


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