VMSA-2008-0010 : Updated Tomcat and Java JRE packages for VMware ESX 3.5 and VirtualCenter

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40379

Synopsis

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

Description

ESX patches and updates for VirtualCenter fix the following application vulnerabilities.

a. Tomcat Server Security Update

The ESX patches and the updates for VirtualCenter update the Tomcat Server package to version 5.5.26, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Tomcat Server.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2007-5333, CVE-2007-5342, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2007-6286 to the security issues fixed in Tomcat 5.5.26.

b. JRE Security Update

The ESX patches and the updates for VirtualCenter update the JRE package to version 1.5.0_15, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of JRE.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-1185, CVE-2008-1186, CVE-2008-1187, CVE-2008-1188, CVE-2008-1189, CVE-2008-1190, CVE-2008-1191, CVE-2008-1192, CVE-2008-1193, CVE-2008-1194, CVE-2008-1195, CVE-2008-1196, CVE-2008-0657, CVE-2007-5689, CVE-2007-5232, CVE-2007-5236, CVE-2007-5237, CVE-2007-5238, CVE-2007-5239, CVE-2007-5240, CVE-2007-5274 to the security issues fixed in JRE 1.5.0_12, JRE 1.5.0_13, JRE 1.5.0_14, JRE 1.5.0_15.

Solution

Apply the missing patch.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000031.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40379

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2008-0010.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/27

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.2, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.3, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/VMware/release, Host/VMware/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/10/03

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5232, CVE-2007-5236, CVE-2007-5237, CVE-2007-5238, CVE-2007-5239, CVE-2007-5240, CVE-2007-5274, CVE-2007-5333, CVE-2007-5342, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2007-5689, CVE-2007-6286, CVE-2008-0657, CVE-2008-1185, CVE-2008-1186, CVE-2008-1187, CVE-2008-1188, CVE-2008-1189, CVE-2008-1190, CVE-2008-1191, CVE-2008-1192, CVE-2008-1193, CVE-2008-1194, CVE-2008-1195, CVE-2008-1196, CVE-2008-4294

BID: 25918, 25920, 26070, 27006, 27650, 27706, 28083, 28125

VMSA: 2008-0010

CWE: 22, 119, 200, 264