VMSA-2016-0018.3

VMware product updates address local privilege escalation vulnerability in Linux kernel

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
 VMSA-2016-0018.3
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
Important
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
 VMware product updates address local privilege escalation vulnerability in Linux kernel
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
 2016-11-09
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
 2016-11-22
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
CVE-2016-5195
 
1. Summary

VMware product updates address local privilege escalation vulnerability in Linux kernel.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Mitigation/ Workaround
VMware Product VMware Identity Manager
Product Version 2.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 2.8
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Automation
Product Version 7.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 7.2.0
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Automation
Product Version 6.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.2.5
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.3.0
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0 or KB2147630
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.2.1
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0 or KB2147668
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.2.0a
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0 or KB2147667
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.1.0
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0 or KB2147666
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.0.3
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0 or KB2147664
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.x
Running on Windows
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch Not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround N/A
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 6.x
Running on Linux
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch Not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround N/A
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 5.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.4.0
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 5.x
Running on Windows
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch Not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround N/A
VMware Product vRealize Operations
Product Version 5.x
Running on Linux
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch Not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround N/A

 

6. Change log

 

2016-11-09 VMSA-2016-0018
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vROps patches on 2016-11-09.  

2016-11-15 VMSA-2016-0018.1
Security advisory update in conjunction with the release of vRealize Operations 6.4 on 2016-11-15.

2016-11-17 VMSA-2016-0018.2
Security advisory update in conjunction with the release of VMware Identity Manager 2.8 and vRealize Automation 6.2.5 on 2016-11-17.

2016-11-22 VMSA-2016-0018.3
Security advisory update in conjunction with the release of vRealize Automation 7.2.0 on 2016-11-22.

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