VMSA-2008-0013 : Updated ESX packages for OpenSSL, net-snmp, perl

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40381

Synopsis

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

Description

I Security Issues

a. OpenSSL Binaries Updated

This fix updates the third-party OpenSSL library.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2007-3108 and CVE-2007-5135 to the issues addressed by this update.

II Service Console rpm updates

a. net-snmp Security update

This fix upgrades the service console rpm for net-snmp to version net-snmp-5.0.9-2.30E.24.
Note: this update is relevant for ESX 3.0.3. The initial advisory incorrectly stated that this update was present in ESX 3.0.3 when it was released on August 8, 2008.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-2292 and CVE-2008-0960 to the issues addressed in net-snmp-5.0.9-2.30E.24.

b. perl Security update

This fix upgrades the service console rpm for perl to version perl-5.8.0-98.EL3.

Note: this update is relevant for ESX 3.0.3. The initial advisory incorrectly stated that this update was present in ESX 3.0.3 when it was released on August 8, 2008.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-1927 to the issue addressed in perl-5.8.0-98.EL3.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000036.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40381

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2008-0013.nasl

Version: 1.33

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: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2008/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/28

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2007-3108, CVE-2007-5135, CVE-2008-0960, CVE-2008-1927, CVE-2008-2292

BID: 25831, 28928, 29212, 29623

VMSA: 2008-0013

CWE: 119, 189, 287, 399