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VMSA-2011-0004 VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability and ESX third party updates for Service Console packages bind, pam, and rpm.
From: VMware Security Team <security () vmware com>
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 22:07:25 -0800

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2011-0004
Synopsis:          VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability
                   and ESX third party updates for Service Console
                   packages bind, pam, and rpm.
Issue date:        2011-03-07
Updated on:        2011-03-07 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers:       CVE-2010-3613 CVE-2010-3614 CVE-2010-3762
                   CVE-2010-3316 CVE-2010-3435 CVE-2010-3853
                   CVE-2010-2059 CVE-2010-3609
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1. Summary

   Service Location Protocol daemon (SLPD) denial of service issue and
   ESX 4.0 Service Console OS (COS) updates for bind, pam, and rpm.

2. Relevant releases

   VMware ESXi 4.1 without patch ESXi410-201101201-SG.

   VMware ESXi 4.0 without patch ESXi400-201103401-SG.

   VMware ESX 4.1 without patch ESX410-201101201-SG.

   VMware ESX 4.0 without patches ESX400-201103401-SG,
   ESX400-201103404-SG, ESX400-201103406-SG, ESX400-201103407-SG.

3. Problem Description

 a. Service Location Protocol daemon DoS

    This patch fixes a denial-of-service vulnerability in
    the Service Location Protocol daemon (SLPD). Exploitation of this
    vulnerability could cause SLPD to consume significant CPU
    resources.

    VMware would like to thank Nicolas Gregoire and US CERT for
    reporting this issue to us.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2010-3609 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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    vCenter        any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           4.1       ESXi     ESXi410-201101201-SG
    ESXi           4.0       ESXi     ESXi400-201103401-SG
    ESXi           3.5       ESXi     not applicable

    ESX            4.1       ESX      ESX410-201101201-SG
    ESX            4.0       ESX      ESX400-201103401-SG
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not applicable

    * hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion.

 b. Service Console update for bind

    This patch updates the bind-libs and bind-utils RPMs to version
    9.3.6-4.P1.el5_5.3, which resolves multiple security issues.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the names CVE-2010-3613, CVE-2010-3614, and
    CVE-2010-3762 to these issues.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    vCenter        any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not applicable

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      ESX400-201103407-SG
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not applicable

    * hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion.

 c. Service Console update for pam

    This patch updates the pam RPM to pam_0.99.6.2-3.27.5437.vmw,
    which resolves multiple security issues with PAM modules.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the names CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2010-3435, and
    CVE-2010-3853 to these issues.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    vCenter        any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected
    
    ESXi           any       ESXi     not applicable

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      ESX400-201103404-SG
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not applicable

    * hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion.

 d. Service Console update for rpm, rpm-libs, rpm-python, and popt

    This patch updates rpm, rpm-libs, and rpm-python RPMs to
    4.4.2.3-20.el5_5.1, and popt to version 1.10.2.3-20.el5_5.1,
    which resolves a security issue.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2010-2059 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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    vCenter        any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not applicable

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      ESX400-201103406-SG
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not applicable
    
    * hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion.


4. Solution

   Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version
   and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

   ESXi 4.1 Installable Update 1
   -----------------------------
 
http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_downloads/vmware_vsphere_4/4_
0
   Release Notes:
 
http://downloads.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esxi41_u1_rel_notes.ht
ml
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1027919

   File type: .iso
   MD5SUM: d68d6c2e040a87cd04cd18c04c22c998
   SHA1SUM: bbaacc0d34503822c14f6ccfefb6a5b62d18ae64

   ESXi 4.1 Update 1 (upgrade ZIP from ESXi 4.1)
   File type: .zip
   MD5SUM: 2f1e009c046b20042fae3b7ca42a840f
   SHA1SUM: 1c9c644012dec657a705ddd3d033cbfb87a1fab1

   ESXi 4.1 Update 1 (upgrade ZIP from ESXi 4.0)
   File type: .zip
   MD5SUM: 67b924618d196dafaf268a7691bd1a0f
   SHA1SUM: 9d74b639e703259d9e49c0341158e0d4e45de516     

   ESXi 4.1 Update 1 (upgrade ZIP from ESXi 3.5)
   File type: .zip
   MD5SUM: a6024b9f6c6b7b2c629696afc6d07cf4
   SHA1SUM: b3841de1a30617ac68d5a861882aa72de3a93488     

   VMware Tools CD image for Linux Guest OSes
   File type: .iso
   MD5SUM: dad66fa8ece1dd121c302f45444daa70
   SHA1SUM: 56535a2cfa7799607356c6fd0a7d9f041da614af     

   VMware vSphere Client
   File type: .exe
   MD5SUM: cb6aa91ada1289575355d79e8c2a9f8e
   SHA1SUM: f9e3d8eb83196ae7c31aab554e344a46b722b1e4

   ESXi Installable Update 1 contains the following security bulletins:
   ESXi410-201101201-SG.

   ESX 4.1 Update 1
   ----------------
 
http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_downloads/vmware_vsphere_4/4_
0
   Release Notes:
 
http://downloads.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esx41_u1_rel_notes.htm
l
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1029353

   ESX 4.1 Update 1 (DVD ISO)
   File type: .iso
   md5sum: b9a275b419a20c7bedf31c0bf64f504e
   sha1sum: 2d85edcaca8218013585e1eab00bc80db6d96e11     

   ESX 4.1 Update 1 (upgrade ZIP from ESX 4.1)
   File type: .zip
   md5sum: 2d81a87e994aa2b329036f11d90b4c14
   sha1sum: c2bfc0cf7ac03d24afd5049ddbd09a865aad1798     

   Pre-upgrade package for ESX 4.0 to ESX 4.1 Update 1
   File type: .zip
   md5sum: 75f8cebfd55d8a81deb57c27def963c2
   sha1sum: 889c15aa8008fe0e29439d0ab3468c2beb1c4fe2     

   ESX 4.1 Update 1 (upgrade ZIP from ESX 4.0)
   File type: .zip
   md5sum: 1dc9035cd10e7e60d27e7a7aef57b4c2
   sha1sum: e6d3fb65d83a3e263d0f634a3572025854ff8922     

   VMware Tools CD image for Linux Guest OSes
   File type: .iso
   md5sum: dad66fa8ece1dd121c302f45444daa70
   sha1sum: 56535a2cfa7799607356c6fd0a7d9f041da614af     

   VMware vSphere Client
   File type: .exe
   md5sum: cb6aa91ada1289575355d79e8c2a9f8e
   sha1sum: f9e3d8eb83196ae7c31aab554e344a46b722b1e4

   ESX410-Update01 contains the following security bulletins:
   ESX410-201101201-SG (COS kernel, pam_krb5, cURL, OpenSSL,
   Apache Tomcat, Oracle (Sun) JRE) | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1027904
   ESX410-201101226-SG (glibc)      | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1031330

   ESX410-Update01 also contains the following non-security bulletins
   ESX410-201101211-UG, ESX410-201101213-UG, ESX410-201101215-UG,
   ESX410-201101202-UG, ESX410-201101203-UG, ESX410-201101204-UG,
   ESX410-201101206-UG, ESX410-201101207-UG, ESX410-201101208-UG,
   ESX410-201101214-UG, ESX410-201101216-UG, ESX410-201101217-UG,
   ESX410-201101218-UG, ESX410-201101219-UG, ESX410-201101220-UG,
   ESX410-201101221-UG, ESX410-201101222-UG, ESX410-201101225-UG.

   To install an individual bulletin use esxupdate with the -b option.

   ESXi 4.0
   --------
   ESXi400-201103001
 
https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-274-20110303-677
367/ESXi400-201103001.zip
   md5sum: a68ef31414573460cdadef4d81fb95d0
   sha1sum: 7155e60962b21b5c295a2e9412ac4a445382db31
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032823

   ESXi400-201103001 containes the following security bulletins:
   ESXi400-201103401-SG (openssl)  | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032820
   ESXi400-201103402-SG            | http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1032821
   
   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
5. References

   CVE numbers
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3613
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3614
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3762
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3316
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3435
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3853
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2059
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3609

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6. Change log

2011-03-07  VMSA-2011-0004
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware
ESX/ESXi 4.0 patches on 2011-03-07

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