VMSA-2010-0006.1

ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2010-0006.1
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2010-04-01
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2010-10-25 (initial release of advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-1888, CVE-2009-2813, CVE-2009-2948, CVE-2009-0798
1. Summary

ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid packages.

2. Relevant releases

VMware ESX 4.0.0 without patch ESX400-201003405-SG, ESX400-201003403-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 2.5.5 ends on 2010-06-15. Users should plan to upgrade to at least ESX 3.0.3 Update 1 and preferably to the newest release available.

Extended support for ESX 3.0.3 ends on 2011-12-10. Users should plan to upgrade to at least ESX 3.5 Update 5 and preferably to the newest

3. Problem Description

a. Service Console update for samba to 3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1
This update changes the samba packages to samba-client-3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1 and samba-common-3.0.33-3.15.el5_4.1. These versions include fixes for security issues that were first fixed in samba-client-3.0.33-0.18.el4_8 and samba-common-3.0.33-0.18.el4_8.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-1888,CVE-2009-2813 and CVE-2009-2948 to these issues.

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

VMware Product =============
Product verson ========
running on =======
Replace With/ Apply Patch =================
VMware Product ============= VirtualCenter
Product verson ======== any
running on ======= Windows
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= hosted *
Product verson ======== any
running on ======= any
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESXi
Product verson ======== any
running on ======= ESXi
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product verson ======== 4.0
running on ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= ESX400-201003405-SG
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product verson ======== 3.5
running on ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= patch pending
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product verson ======== 3.0.3
running on ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= patch pending
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product verson ======== 2.5.5
running on ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not patch planned
VMware Product ============= vMA
Product verson ======== 4.0
running on ======= RHEL5
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= patch pending



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

b. Service Console update for acpid to1.0.4-9.el5_4.2
This updates changes the the acpid package to acpid-1.0.4-9.el5_4.2. This version includes the fix for a security issue that was first fixed in acpid-1.0.4-7.el5_4.1.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-0798 to this issue.

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

VMware Product =============
Product Version ========
Running On =======
Replace With/ Apply Patch =================
VMware Product ============= VirtualCenter
Product Version ======== any
Running On ======= Windows
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= hosted *
Product Version ======== any
Running On ======= any
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESXi
Product Version ======== any
Running On ======= ESXi
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product Version ======== 4.0
Running On ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= ESX400-201003403-SG
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product Version ======== 3.5
Running On ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product Version ======== 3.0.3
Running On ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product Version ======== 2.5.5
Running On ======= ESX
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= not affected
VMware Product ============= vMA
Product Version ======== 4.0
Running On ======= RHEL5
Replace With/ Apply Patch ================= 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 4.0
-------
https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/OFFLINE/release-195-20100324-069238/ESX400-201003001.zip
md5sum: c7c0f287d5728289fe2903be48d8d501
sha1sum: d90badd89247ccc96a02001b6d697bf39fad9e7c
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1019833

Note: ESX400-201003001 contains the following security bulletins
ESX400-201003403-SG, and ESX400-201003405-SG

To install an individual bulletin use esxupdate with the -b option.
esxupdate --bundle ESX400-201003403.zip -b ESX400-201003405-SG update

6. Change log

2010-04-01 VMSA-2010-0006
Initial security advisory after release of bulletins for ESX 4.0
on 2010-04-01.
2010-10-25 VMSA-2010-0006.1
ESX 2.5.5 End of Extended Support on 2010-06-15

7. Contact

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  • full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk


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