[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2017-0006 VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address critical and moderate security issues

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                               VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2017-0006
Severity:    Critical
Synopsis:    VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address critical
             and moderate security issues
Issue date:  2017-03-28
Updated on:  2017-03-28 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2017-4902, CVE-2017-4903, CVE-2017-4904, CVE-2017-4905

1. Summary

   VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address critical and
   moderate security issues.

2. Relevant Products

   VMware ESXi (ESXi)
   VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation)
   VMware Fusion Pro, Fusion (Fusion)

3. Problem Description

   a. ESXi, Workstation, Fusion SVGA memory corruption

   ESXi, Workstation, Fusion have a heap buffer overflow and
   uninitialized stack memory usage in SVGA. These issues may allow
   a guest to execute code on the host.

   VMware would like to thank ZDI and Team 360 Security from Qihoo for
   reporting these issues to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifiers CVE-2017-4902 (heap issue) and
   CVE-2017-4903 (stack issue) to these issues.

   Note: ESXi 6.0 is affected by CVE-2017-4903 but not by CVE-2017-4902.

   Column 5 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/        Mitigation
   Product     Version on      Severity  Apply patch          Workaround
   =========== ======= ======= ========  =============        ==========
   ESXi        6.5     ESXi    Critical  ESXi650-201703410-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U3  ESXi    Critical  ESXi600-201703401-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U2* ESXi    Critical  KB 2149673           None
   ESXi        6.0 U1* ESXi    Critical  KB 2149672           None
   ESXi        5.5     ESXi    N/A       Not affected         N/A

   Workstation 12.x    Any     Critical  12.5.5               None


   Fusion      8.x     OSX     Critical  8.5.6                None


   * Additional ESXi 6.0 patches are provided for customers that are on
     ESXi 6.0 U1 or ESXi 6.0 U2.


   b. ESXi, Workstation, Fusion XHCI uninitialized memory usage

   The ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion XHCI controller has uninitialized
   memory usage. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on
   the host. The issue is reduced to a Denial of Service of the guest
   on ESXi 5.5.

   VMware would like to thank ZDI and Team Sniper from Tencent Security
   for reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4904 to this issue.

   Column 5 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/        Mitigation
   Product     Version on      Severity  Apply patch          Workaround
   =========== ======= ======= ========  =============        ==========
   ESXi        6.5     ESXi    Critical  ESXi650-201703410-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U3  ESXi    Critical  ESXi600-201703401-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U2* ESXi    Critical  KB 2149673           None
   ESXi        6.0 U1* ESXi    Critical  KB 2149672           None
   ESXi        5.5     ESXi    Moderate  ESXi550-201703401-SG None

   Workstation 12.x    Any     Critical  12.5.5               None


   Fusion      8.x     OSX     Critical  8.5.6                None


   * Additional ESXi 6.0 patches are provided for customers that are on
     ESXi 6.0 U1 or ESXi 6.0 U2.


   c. ESXi, Workstation, Fusion uninitialized memory usage

   ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion have uninitialized memory usage. This
   issue may lead to an information leak.

   VMware would like to thank ZDI and Team Sniper from Tencent Security
   for reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4905 to this issue.

   Column 5 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/        Mitigation
   Product     Version on      Severity  Apply patch          Workaround
   =========== ======= ======= ========  =============        ==========
   ESXi        6.5     ESXi    Moderate  ESXi650-201703410-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U3  ESXi    Moderate  ESXi600-201703401-SG None
   ESXi        6.0 U2* ESXi    Moderate  KB 2149673           None
   ESXi        6.0 U1* ESXi    Moderate  KB 2149672           None
   ESXi        5.5     ESXi    Moderate  ESXi550-201703401-SG None

   Workstation 12.x    Any     Moderate  12.5.5               None


   Fusion      8.x     OSX     Moderate  8.5.6                None


   * Additional ESXi 6.0 patches are provided for customers that are on
     ESXi 6.0 U1 or ESXi 6.0 U2.


4. Solution

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

   VMware ESXi 6.5
   Downloads:
   https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149573

   VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U3
   Downloads:
   https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149569

   VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U2
   Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=491&downloadGroup=ESXI60
U2
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149673

   VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U1
   Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=491&downloadGroup=ESXI60
U1B
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149672

   VMware ESXi 5.5
   Downloads:
   https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149577

   VMware Workstation Pro 12.5.5
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation
   https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/ws_pubs.html

   VMware Workstation Player 12.5.5
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer
   https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/player_pubs.html

   VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion 8.5.6
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadfusion
   https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/fusion_pubs.html

5. References

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4102
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4103
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4104
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4105

   VMware Knowledge Base article 2149673
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149673

   VMware Knowledge Base article 2149672
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149672

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6. Change log

   2017-03-28 VMSA-2017-0006
   Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of ESXi
   patches and VMware Workstation Pro/Player 12.5.5 and VMware Fusion
   Pro, Fusion 8.5.6 on 2017-03-28.

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