VMSA-2010-0006 : ESX Service Console updates for samba and acpid

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESX host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

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.

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.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000123.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patches.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45402 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36572
36573

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0798
CVE-2009-1888
CVE-2009-2813
CVE-2009-2906
CVE-2009-2948