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VMSA-2008-0010.3

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

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
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-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
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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