VMSA-2013-0015

VMware ESX updates to third party libraries

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2013-0015
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware ESX updates to third party libraries
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2013-12-05
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2013-12-05 (initial release)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
 

--- kernel (service console) ---
CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3552, CVE-2013-2147, CVE-2013-2164,
CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2224, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2237,
CVE-2013-2232
--- nss and nspr (service console) ---
CVE-2013-0791, CVE-2013-1620

1. Summary

VMware has updated several third party libraries in ESX that address
multiple security vulnerabilities.

2. Relevant releases

VMware ESX 4.1 without patch ESX410-201312001

3. Problem Description

a. Update to ESX service console kernel

The ESX service console kernel is updated to resolve multiple
security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3552, CVE-2013-2147,
CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2224, CVE-2013-2234,
CVE-2013-2237, CVE-2013-2232 to these issues.

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 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 ESX410-201312401-SG
VMware Product ESX
Product Version 4.0
Running on ESX
Replace with /  Apply Patch patch pending
b. Update to ESX service console NSPR and NSS

This patch updates the ESX service console Netscape Portable
Runtime (NSPR) and Network Security Services (NSS) RPMs to resolve
multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2013-0791 and CVE-2013-1620 to these
issues.

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 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 ESX410-201312403-SG
VMware Product ESX
Product Version 4.0
Running on ESX
Replace with /  Apply Patch patch pending
4. Solution

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

ESX 4.1
-------
File: ESX410-201312001.zip
md5sum: c35763a84db169dd0285442d4129cc18
sha1sum: ee8e1b8d2d383422ff0dde04749c5d89e77d8e40
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2061209
ESX410-201312001 contains ESX410-201312401-SG and ESX410-201312403-SG.

6. Change log

2013-12-05 VMSA-2013-0015
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of ESX 4.1
patches on 2013-12-05.

7. Contact

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