[Security-announce] VMSA-2010-0013 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2010-0013
Synopsis:          VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console
Issue date:        2010-08-31
Updated on:        2010-08-31 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers:       CVE-2005-4268 CVE-2010-0624 CVE-2010-2063
                   CVE-2010-1321 CVE-2010-1168 CVE-2010-1447
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1. Summary

   ESX 3.5 Console OS (COS) updates for COS packages perl, krb5, samba,
   tar, and cpio.

2. Relevant releases

   VMware ESX 3.5 without patches ESX350-201008405-SG,
   ESX350-201008407-SG, ESX350-201008410-SG, ESX350-201008411-SG,
   ESX350-201008412-SG.

   Notes:
   Effective May 2010, VMware's patch and update release program during
   Extended Support will be continued with the condition that all
   subsequent patch and update releases will be based on the latest
   baseline release version as of May 2010 (i.e. ESX 3.0.3 Update 1,
   ESX 3.5 Update 5, and VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6). Refer to section
   "End of Product Availability FAQs" at
   http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle/vi/faq.html for
   details.

   Extended support for ESX 3.0.3 ends on 2011-12-10.  Users should plan
   to upgrade to at least ESX 3.5 and preferably to the newest release
   available.

3. Problem Description

 a. Service Console update for cpio

    The service console package cpio is updated to version 2.5-6.RHEL3.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the names CVE-2005-4268 and CVE-2010-0624 to the issues
    addressed in this update.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201008405-SG
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

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

 b. Service Console update for tar

    The service console package tar is updated to version
    1.13.25-16.RHEL3

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2010-0624 to the issue addressed in this
    update.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201008407-SG
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

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

 c. Service Console update for samba

    The service console packages for samba are updated to version
    samba-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw, samba-client-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw and
    samba-common-3.0.9-1.3E.17vmw.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2010-2063 to the issue addressed in this
    update.

    Note:
    The issue mentioned above is present in the Samba server (smbd) and
    is not present in the Samba client or Samba common packages.

    To determine if your system has Samba server installed do a
    'rpm -q samba`.

    The following lists when the Samba server is installed on the ESX
    service console:

    - ESX 4.0, ESX 4.1
      The Samba server is not present on ESX 4.0 and ESX 4.1.

    - ESX 3.5
      The Samba server is present if an earlier patch for Samba has been
      installed.

    - ESX 3.0.3
      The Samba server is present if ESX 3.0.3 was upgraded from an
      earlier version of ESX 3 and a Samba patch was installed on that
      version.

    The Samba server is not needed to operate the service console and
    can be be disabled without loss of functionality to the service
    console.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.1       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            4.0       ESX      not applicable
    ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201008410-SG
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

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

 d. Service Console update for krb5

    The service console package krb5 is updated to version 1.2.7-72.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2010-1321 to the issue addressed in this
    update.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201008411-SG
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

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

 e. Service Console update for perl

    The service console package perl is updated to version
    5.8.0-101.EL3.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the names CVE-2010-1168 and CVE-2010-1447 to the issue
    addressed in this update.

    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
    =============  ========  =======  =================
    VirtualCenter  any       Windows  not affected

    hosted *       any       any      not affected

    ESXi           any       ESXi     not affected

    ESX            4.1       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            4.0       ESX      affected, patch pending
    ESX            3.5       ESX      ESX350-201008412-SG
    ESX            3.0.3     ESX      affected, patch pending

  * 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 3.5
   -------

   ESX350-201008405-SG (cpio)
   -------------------
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008405-SG.zip
   md5sum: e1d5464ab9886f93dc47ffe7b50e6246
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026130

   ESX350-201008407-SG (tar)
   -------------------
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008407-SG.zip
   md5sum: 574013a102fb523c7a97c1acb05f63ea
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026132

   ESX350-201008410-SG (samba)
   -------------------
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008410-SG.zip
   md5sum: c5224cf4218a3636b70207b8d269d024
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026134

   ESX350-201008411-SG (krb5)
   -------------------
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008411-SG.zip
   md5sum: c0f8b642f8eddd91c959e262d1b7f181
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026135

   ESX350-201008412-SG (perl)
   -------------------
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX350-201008412-SG.zip
   md5sum: 30e176f34e49c055b0485dfc921fbf81
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1026137

5. References

   CVE numbers
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4268
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0624
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2063
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1321
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1168
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1447

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6. Change log

2010-08-31  VMSA-2010-0013
Initial security advisory after release of patches for ESX 3.5
on 2010-08-31

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