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[Full-disclosure] VMSA-2008-0013 Updated ESX packages for OpenSSL, net-snmp, perl

From: VMware Security Team <security_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 12 2008 - 18:13:44 GMT
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk, bugtraq@securityfocus.com


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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

  1. 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

  1. 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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