VMSA-2012-0003.1

VMware VirtualCenter Update and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2012-0003.1
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware VirtualCenter Update and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2012-03-08
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2012-09-13
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  See references
1. Summary

VMware VirtualCenter Update 6b and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE.

2. Relevant releases

VirtualCenter 2.5 previous to Update 6b

ESX 3.5 without patch ESX350-201203401-SG

3. Problem Description

a. VirtualCenter and ESX, Oracle (Sun) JRE update 1.5.0_32
Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.5.0_32, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle(Sun) JRE.
Oracle has documented the CVE identifiers that are addressed in JRE 1.5.0_32 in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of October 2011.
Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Replace with/ Apply Patch
VMware Product vCenter
Product Version 5.0
Running on Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch not applicable **
VMware Product vCenter
Product Version 4.1
Running on Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch not applicable **
VMware Product vCenter
Product Version 4.0
Running on Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch see VMSA-2012-0013
VMware Product VirtualCenter
Product Version 2.5
Running on Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6b
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 4.1
Running on ESX
Replace with/ Apply Patch not applicable **
VMware Product ESX
Product Version 4.0
Running on ESX
Replace with/ Apply Patch see VMSA-2012-0013
VMware Product ESX
Product Version 3.5
Running on ESX
Replace with/ Apply Patch ESX350-201203401-SG


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

** this product uses the Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0 family

4. Solution

VMware Virtual Center 2.5 Update 6b
---------------------------

Version Build Number
2.5 Update 6b 598800
Version Build Number Release Date
2.5 Update 6b 598800 2012/03/08
Version Build Number Type
2.5 Update 6b 598800 Product Binaries


http://www.vmware.com/download/download.do?downloadGroup=VC250U6B

vCenter Server DVD image - English only versionFile type: iso
MD5SUM: 085f7bddd2adf2c4ba5bd066271e2b06
SHA1SUM: 019ff0a67d150d0a3dbdac53bfde0b0eb69f9bfd

vCenter Server as a Zip file - English only version
File type: zip
MD5SUM: ee15ae73a66dd9dbc27fada476656aeb
SHA1SUM: a5c25d114d42f1aae11d7c741587cf57caff72a3

VMware vCenter Converter BootCD for vCenter Server
File type: .zip
Version: 4.0.3
MD5SUM: e49e0ff0f2563196cc5d4b5c471cd666

VMware vCenter Converter CLI for Linux platform
File type: .tar.gz
Version: 4.0.3
MD5SUM: 30d1f5e58a6cad8dacd988908305bc1c

ESX 3.5
---------------------------
ESX350-201203401-SG
http://downloads.vmware.com/go/selfsupport-download
md5sum: 07743c471ce46de825c36c2277ccd500
sha1sum: cb77e6f820e1015311bf2386b240fd84f0ad04dd
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2009155

5. References

Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of October 2011
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuoct2011-443431.html

6. Change log

2012-03-08 VMSA-2012-0003 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VirtualCenter Update 6b and patches for ESX 3.5 and ESXi 3.5 on 2012-03-08.

2012-09-13 VMSA-2012-0003.1 Updated security advisory in conjunction with the release of vSphere 4.0 U4a on 2012-09-12 and ESX 4.0 patches on 2012-09-13.

7. Contact

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E-mail: security at vmware.com
PGP key at:
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

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