[Security-announce] VMSA-2009-0010 VMware Hosted products update libpng and Apache HTTP Server

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2009-0010
Synopsis:          VMware Hosted products update libpng and Apache HTTP
                   Server
Issue date:        2009-08-20
Updated on:        2009-08-20 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers:       CVE-2009-0040 CVE-2007-3847 CVE-2007-1863
                   CVE-2006-5752 CVE-2007-3304 CVE-2007-6388
                   CVE-2007-5000 CVE-2008-0005
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1. Summary

   Updated VMware Hosted products address security issues in libpng and
   the Apace HTTP Server.

2. Relevant releases

   VMware Workstation 6.5.2 and earlier,
   VMware Player 2.5.2 and earlier,
   VMware ACE 2.5.2 and earlier

3. Problem Description

 a. Third Party Library libpng Updated to 1.2.35

    Several flaws were discovered in the way third party library libpng
    handled uninitialized pointers. An attacker could create a PNG image
    file in such a way, that when loaded by an application linked to
    libpng, it could cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary
    code at the privilege level of the user that runs the application.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2009-0040 to this issue.

    The following table lists what action remediates the vulnerability
    (column 4) if a solution is available.

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

    Workstation    6.5.x     any      6.5.3 build 185404 or later

    Player         2.5.x     any      2.5.3 build 185404 or later

    ACE            2.5.x     any      2.5.3 build 185404 or later

    Server         2.x       any      patch pending
    Server         1.x       any      patch pending

    Fusion         2.x       Mac OS/X not affected
    Fusion         1.x       Mac OS/X not affected

    ESXi           4.0       ESXi     not affected
    ESXi           3.5       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.0       ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.0.2     ESX      not affected
    ESX            2.5.5     ESX      not affected *

    * The libpng update for the Service Console of ESX 2.5.5 is
    documented in VMSA-2009-0007. This update is only relevant for
    ESX 2.5.5 and not for other ESX versions.

 b. Apache HTTP Server updated to 2.0.63

    The new version of ACE updates the Apache HTTP Server on Windows
    hosts to version 2.0.63 which addresses multiple security issues
    that existed in the previous versions of this server.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the names CVE-2007-3847, CVE-2007-1863, CVE-2006-5752,
    CVE-2007-3304, CVE-2007-6388, CVE-2007-5000, CVE-2008-0005 to the
    issues that have been addressed by this update.

    The following table lists what action remediates the vulnerability
    (column 4) if a solution is available.

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

    Workstation    6.5.x     any      not affected

    Player         2.5.x     any      not affected

    ACE            2.5.x     Windows  2.5.3 build 185404 or later
    ACE            2.5.x     Linux    update Apache on host system *

    Server         2.x       any      not affected
    Server         1.x       any      not affected

    Fusion         2.x       Mac OS/X not affected
    Fusion         1.x       Mac OS/X not affected

    ESXi           4.0       ESXi     not affected
    ESXi           3.5       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.0       ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.5       ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      not affected
    ESX            3.0.2     ESX      not affected
    ESX            2.5.5     ESX      not affected

    * The Apache HTTP Server is not part of an ACE install on a Linux
    host. Update the Apache HTTP Server on the host system to version
    2.0.63 in order to remediate the vulnerabilities listed above.

4. Solution

   Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version
   and verify the md5sum and/or the sha1sum of your downloaded file.

   VMware Workstation 6.5.3
   ------------------------
   http://www.vmware.com/download/ws/
   Release notes:
   http://www.vmware.com/support/ws65/doc/releasenotes_ws653.html

   For Windows

   Workstation for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit
   Windows 32-bit and 64-bit .exe
   md5sum: 7565d16b7d7e0173b90c3b76ca4656bc
   sha1sum: 9f687afd8b0f39cde40aeceb3213a91be487aad1

   For Linux

   Workstation for Linux 32-bit
   Linux 32-bit .rpm
   md5sum: 4d55c491bd008ded0ea19f373d1d1fd4
   sha1sum: 1f43131c960e76a530390d3b6984c78dfc2da23e

   Workstation for Linux 32-bit
   Linux 32-bit .bundle
   md5sum: d4a721c1918c0e8a87c6fa4bad49ad35
   sha1sum: c0c6f9b56e70bd3ffdb5467ee176110e283a69e5

   Workstation for Linux 64-bit
   Linux 64-bit .rpm
   md5sum: 72adfdb03de4959f044fcb983412ae7c
   sha1sum: ba16163c8d9b5aa572526b34a7b63dc6e68f9bbb

   Workstation for Linux 64-bit
   Linux 64-bit .bundle
   md5sum: 83e1f0c94d6974286256c4d3b559e854
   sha1sum: 8763f250a3ac5fc4698bd26319b93fecb498d542


   VMware Player 2.5.3
   -------------------
   http://www.vmware.com/download/player/
   Release notes:
   http://www.vmware.com/support/player25/doc/releasenotes_player253.html

   Player for Windows binary

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmplayer/VMware-player-2.5.3-185404.exe
   md5sum: fe28f193374c9457752ee16cd6cad4e7
   sha1sum: 13bd3ff93c04fa272544d3ef6de5ae746708af04

   Player for Linux (.rpm)

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmplayer/VMware-Player-2.5.3-185404.i386.rpm
   md5sum: c99cd65f19fdfc7651bcb7f328b73bc2
   sha1sum: a33231b26e2358a72d16e1b4e2656a5873fe637e

   Player for Linux (.bundle)

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmplayer/VMware-Player-2.5.3-185404.i386.bundle
   md5sum: 210f4cb5615bd3b2171bc054b9b2bac5
   sha1sum: 2f6497890b17b37480165bab9f430e8645edae9b

   Player for Linux - 64-bit (.rpm)

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmplayer/VMware-Player-2.5.3-185404.x86_64.rpm
   md5sum: f91576ef90b322d83225117ae9335968
   sha1sum: f492fa9cf26ee2818f164aac04cde1680c25d974

   Player for Linux - 64-bit (.bundle)

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmplayer/VMware-Player-2.5.3-185404.x86_64.bundle
   md5sum: 595d44d7945c129b1aeb679d2f001b05
   sha1sum: acd69fcb0c6bc49fd4af748c65c7fb730ab1e8c4


   VMware ACE 2.5.3
   ----------------
   http://www.vmware.com/download/ace/
   Release notes:
   http://www.vmware.com/support/ace25/doc/releasenotes_ace253.html

   ACE Management Server Virtual Appliance
   AMS Virtual Appliance .zip
   md5sum: 44cc7b86353047f02cf6ea0653e38418
   sha1sum: 9f44b15e6681a6e58dd20784f829c68091a62cd1

   VMware ACE for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit
   Windows 32-bit and 64-bit .exe
   md5sum: 0779da73408c5e649e0fd1c62d23820f
   sha1sum: 2b2e4963adc89f3b642874685f490222523b63ef

   ACE Management Server for Windows
   Windows .exe
   md5sum: 0779da73408c5e649e0fd1c62d23820f
   sha1sum: 2b2e4963adc89f3b642874685f490222523b63ef

   ACE Management Server for SUSE Enterprise Linux 9
   SLES 9 .rpm
   md5sum: a4fc92d7197f0d569361cdf4b8cca642
   sha1sum: af8a135cca398cacaa82c8c3c325011c6cd3ed75

   ACE Management Server for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
   RHEL 4 .rpm
   md5sum: 841005151338c8b954f08d035815fd58
   sha1sum: 67e48624dba20e6be9e41ec9a5aba407dd8cc01e


5. References

   CVE numbers
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0040
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3847
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1863
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5752
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3304
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6388
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5000
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0005

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6. Change log

2009-08-20  VMSA-2009-0010
Initial security advisory after release of Workstation 6.5.3,
Player 2.5.3, and ACE 2.5.3 on 2009-08-20.


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