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VMware Security Advisory 2008-0013

VMware Security Advisory 2008-0013
Posted Aug 13, 2008
Authored by VMware | Site vmware.com

VMware Security Advisory - Updated ESX packages for OpenSSL, net-snmp, and perl have been released to address multiple vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, perl, vulnerability
advisories | CVE-2007-3108, CVE-2007-5135, CVE-2008-2292, CVE-2008-0960, CVE-2008-1927
SHA-256 | b9fc79fc6d73c8635a227013728cb6e8490b89d0d62d24c585fa37fd7cbfa221

VMware Security Advisory 2008-0013

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2008-0013
Synopsis: Updated ESX packages for OpenSSL, net-snmp, perl
Issue date: 2008-08-12
Updated on: 2008-08-12 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2007-3108, CVE-2007-5135, CVE-2008-2292,
CVE-2008-0960, CVE-2008-1927
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1. Summary

Updated ESX packages for OpenSSL, net-snmp, perl.

2. Relevant releases

ESX 3.0.2
ESX 3.0.1

Extended Support (Security and Bug fixes) for ESX 3.0.1 has ended on
2008-07-31. Users should plan to upgrade to at least 3.0.2 update 1
and preferably the newest release available.

3. Problem Description

I Security Issues

a. OpenSSL Binaries Updated

This fix updates the third party OpenSSL library.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2007-3108 and CVE-2007-5135 to the issues
addressed by this update.

VMware Product Running Replace with/
Product Version on Apply Patch
============= ======== ======= =================
VirtualCenter any Windows affected, patch pending

hosted * any any for patch info see VMSA-2008-0005

ESXi 3.5 ESXi affected, patch pending

ESX 3.5 ESX for patch info see VMSA-2008-0001
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not affected
ESX 3.0.2 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.0.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 2.5.5 ESX for patch info see VMSA-2008-0001
ESX 2.5.4 ESX for patch info see VMSA-2008-0001

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

II Service Console rpm updates

a. net-snmp Security update

This fix upgrades the service console rpm for net-snmp to version
net-snmp-5.0.9-2.30E.24.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2008-2292 and CVE-2008-0960 to the issues
addressed in this update.

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 affected, patch pending
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not affected
ESX 3.0.2 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.0.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 2.5.5 ESX not affected
ESX 2.5.4 ESX not affected

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

b. perl Security update

This fix upgrades the service console rpm for perl to version
perl-5.8.0-98.EL3.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2008-1927 to the issue addressed by this
update.

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 affected, patch pending
ESX 3.0.3 ESX not affected
ESX 3.0.2 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 3.0.1 ESX affected, patch pending
ESX 2.5.5 ESX not affected
ESX 2.5.4 ESX not affected

* 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
---
ESX 3.0.3 build 104629
ESX Server 3.0.3 CD image
md5sum: c2cda9242c6981c7eba1004e8fc5626d
Upgrade package from ESX Server 2.x to ESX Server 3.0.3
md5sum: 0ad8fa4707915139d8b2343afebeb92b
Upgrade package from earlier releases of ESX Server 3 to ESX Server
3.0.3
md5sum: ff7f3dc12d34b474b231212bdf314113
release notes:
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_esx303.html

5. References

CVE numbers
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3108
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5135
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2292
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0960
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1927

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6. Change log

2008-08-12 VMSA-2008-0013
Initial release following release of ESX 3.0.3.

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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 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 2008 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.

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