VMSA-2011-0013 : VMware third-party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

a. ESX third-party update for Service Console openssl RPM

The Service Console openssl RPM is updated to
openssl-0.9.8e.12.el5_5.7 resolving two security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2008-7270 and CVE-2010-4180 to these
issues.

b. ESX third-party update for Service Console libuser RPM

The Service Console libuser RPM is updated to version
0.54.7-2.1.el5_5.2 to resolve a security issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2011-0002 to this issue.

c. ESX third-party update for Service Console nss and nspr RPMs

The Service Console Network Security Services (NSS) and Netscape
Portable Runtime (NSPR) libraries are updated to nspr-4.8.6-1
and nss-3.12.8-4 resolving multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the names CVE-2010-3170 and CVE-2010-3173 to these
issues.

d. vCenter Server and ESX, Oracle (Sun) JRE update 1.6.0_24

Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.6.0_24, which addresses
multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of
Oracle (Sun) JRE.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in
JRE 1.6.0_24: CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448,
CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452, CVE-2010-4454,
CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463, CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466,
CVE-2010-4467, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4470,
CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473, CVE-2010-4474,
CVE-2010-4475 and CVE-2010-4476.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in
JRE 1.6.0_22: CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3548,
CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3550, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3552,
CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3554, CVE-2010-3555, CVE-2010-3556,
CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3558, CVE-2010-3559, CVE-2010-3560,
CVE-2010-3561, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3563, CVE-2010-3565,
CVE-2010-3566, CVE-2010-3567, CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569,
CVE-2010-3570, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3572, CVE-2010-3573 and
CVE-2010-3574.

e. vCenter Update Manager Oracle (Sun) JRE update 1.5.0_30

Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.5.0_30, which addresses
multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of
Oracle (Sun) JRE.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in
Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.5.0_30: CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0873,
CVE-2011-0815, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814,
CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0867 and CVE-2011-0865.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in
Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.5.0_28: CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448,
CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4465,
CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4473,
CVE-2010-4475, CVE-2010-4476.

f. Integer overflow in VMware third-party component sfcb

This release resolves an integer overflow issue present in the
third-party library SFCB when the httpMaxContentLength has been
changed from its default value to 0 in in /etc/sfcb/sfcb.cfg.
The integer overflow could allow remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a large integer in the Content-Length HTTP
header.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2010-2054 to this issue.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000169.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patches.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true