VMSA-2012-0003 : VMware VirtualCenter Update and ESX 3.5 patch update JRE

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Synopsis :

The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

See also :

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2012/000187.html

Solution :

Apply the missing patch.

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