[Security-announce] UPDATED VMSA-2008-0010.3 Updated Tomcat and Java JRE packages for VMware ESX 3.5 and VirtualCenter

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID:       VMSA-2008-0010.3
Synopsis:          Updated Tomcat and Java JRE packages for VMware
                   ESX 3.5 and VirtualCenter
Issue date:        2008-06-16
Updated on:        2008-08-29
CVE numbers:       CVE-2007-5333 CVE-2007-5342 CVE-2007-5461
                   CVE-2007-6286 CVE-2008-1185 CVE-2008-1186
                   CVE-2008-1187 CVE-2008-1188 CVE-2008-1189
                   CVE-2008-1190 CVE-2008-1191 CVE-2008-1192
                   CVE-2008-1193 CVE-2008-1194 CVE-2008-1195
                   CVE-2008-1196 CVE-2008-0657 CVE-2007-5689
                   CVE-2007-5232 CVE-2007-5236 CVE-2007-5237
                   CVE-2007-5238 CVE-2007-5239 CVE-2007-5240
                   CVE-2007-5274
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1. Summary:

   Updated Tomcat and Java JRE packages for VMware ESX 3.5 and
   VirtualCenter.

2. Relevant releases:

   ESX 3.5 without patch ESX350-200806404-SG
   ESX 3.0.3 without patch ESX303-200808407-SG
   ESX 3.0.2 without patch ESX-1006360
   ESX 3.0.1 without patch ESX-1004823

   VirtualCenter 2.5 before Update 2 build 104263
   VirtualCenter 2.0.2 before Update 5 build 104182

   NOTE: Extended support (Security and Bug fixes) for ESX 3.0.2 ends
         on 10/29/2008 and Extended support for ESX 3.0.2 Update 1
         ends on 8/8/2009.  Users should plan to upgrade to ESX 3.0.3
         and preferably to the newest release available.

         Extended Support (Security and Bug fixes) for ESX 3.0.1 has
         ended on 2008-07-31.  The 3.0.1 patches are released in
         August because there was no patch release in July.

3. Problem description:

   ESX patches and updates for VirtualCenter fix the following
   application vulnerabilities.

 a. Tomcat Server Security Update

   The ESX patches and the updates for VirtualCenter update the
   Tomcat Server package to version 5.5.26, which addresses multiple
   security issues that existed in earlier releases of Tomcat Server.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the names CVE-2007-5333, CVE-2007-5342, CVE-2007-5461,
   CVE-2007-6286 to the security issues fixed in Tomcat 5.5.26.

   VMware    Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product   Version   on       Apply Patch
   ========  ========  =======  =======================
   Virtual-  2.5       Windows  Update 2 build 104263
   Center
   Virtual-  2.0.2     Windows  Update 5 build 104182
   Center

   hosted    any       any      not affected

   ESXi      3.5       ESXi     not affected

   ESX       3.5       ESX      ESX350-200806404-SG
   ESX       3.0.3     ESX      ESX303-200808407-SG
   ESX       3.0.2     ESX      ESX-1006360
   ESX       3.0.1     ESX      ESX-1004823
   ESX       2.5.5     ESX      not affected
   ESX       2.5.4     ESX      not affected

 b. JRE Security Update

   The ESX patches and the updates for VirtualCenter update the JRE
   package to version 1.5.0_15, which addresses multiple security
   issues that existed in earlier releases of JRE.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the names CVE-2008-1185, CVE-2008-1186, CVE-2008-1187,
   CVE-2008-1188, CVE-2008-1189, CVE-2008-1190, CVE-2008-1191,
   CVE-2008-1192, CVE-2008-1193, CVE-2008-1194, CVE-2008-1195,
   CVE-2008-1196, CVE-2008-0657, CVE-2007-5689, CVE-2007-5232,
   CVE-2007-5236, CVE-2007-5237, CVE-2007-5238, CVE-2007-5239,
   CVE-2007-5240, CVE-2007-5274 to the security issues fixed in
   JRE 1.5.0_12, JRE 1.5.0_13, JRE 1.5.0_14, JRE 1.5.0_15.

   VMware    Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product   Version   on       Apply Patch
   ========  ========  =======  =======================
   Virtual-  2.5       Windows  Update 2 build 104263
   Center
   Virtual-  2.0.2     Windows  Update 5 build 104182
   Center

   hosted    any       any      not affected

   ESXi      3.5       ESXi     not affected

   ESX       3.5       ESX      ESX350-200806404-SG
   ESX       3.0.3     ESX      ESX303-200808407-SG
   ESX       3.0.2     ESX      ESX-1006360
   ESX       3.0.1     ESX      ESX-1004823
   ESX       2.5.5     ESX      not affected
   ESX       2.5.4     ESX      not affected

 Notes: These vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely only if the
        attacker has access to the service console network.
        Security best practices provided by VMware recommend that the
        service console be isolated from the VM network. Please see
        http://www.vmware.com/resources/techresources/726 for more
        information on VMware security best practices.

        The currently installed versions of Tomcat and JRE depend
        on your patch deployment history.

4. Solution:

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

   ESX
   ---
   VMware ESX 3.5 patch ESX350-200806404-SG
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/esx/ESX350-200806404-SG.zip
   md5sum: 669e97880a21cce13eb7e9051f403162
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1005219

   ESX 3.0.3 patch ESX303-200808407-SG
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX303-200808407-SG.zip
   md5sum: 083cee0475a8f73e511199800e8c3af4
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006358

   ESX 3.0.2 patch ESX-1006360
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX-1006360.tgz
   md5sum: 5d2d629b6c4b1894571742569ae2e2da
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006360

   ESX 3.0.1 patch ESX-1006359
   http://download3.vmware.com/software/vi/ESX-1006359.tgz
   md5sum: 2224d6e27b86f3155ce9d5895f1f191a
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006359

   VirtualCenter
   -------------
   VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 build 104263
   http://www.vmware.com/download/download.do?downloadGroup=VC250U2
   DVD iso image
   md5sum: 83de404fa073bc1fde9acd080f21e688
   Zip file
   md5sum: 3297f1e47c6b018ac8190f11bd022d5b
   Release Notes
   http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vi3_esx35u2_vc25u2_rel_notes.html

   VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 build 104182
   http://www.vmware.com/downloads/download.do?downloadGroup=VC202U5
   DVD iso image
   md5sum: 5fee5d2d97b482e0d0cb47da7d8e7c34
   Zip file
   md5sum: cd468aab309745c12ee5516652aafbcb
   Release Notes
   http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_vc202u5.html

5. References:

   Tomcat release notes
   http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html

   Sun release notes for j2se 1.5.0_x
   http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/ReleaseNotes.html

   CVE numbers
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5333
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5342
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5461
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6286
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1185
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1186
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1187
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1188
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1189
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1190
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1191
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1192
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1193
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1194
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1195
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1196
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0657
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5689
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5232
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5236
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5237
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5238
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5239
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5240
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5274

6. Change log:

2008-06-16  VMSA-2008-0010
Initial release
2008-07-28  VMSA-2008-0010.1
Added VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 released on 2008-07-25
2008-08-12  VMSA-2008-0010.2
Added VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 released on 2008-08-08
2008-08-29  VMSA-2008-0010.3
Added ESX 303,302,301 released on 2008-08-28

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