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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56665

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.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56665

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2011-0013.nasl

Version: 1.49

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/28

Updated: 2018/09/06

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:4.0, cpe:/o:vmware:esx:4.1, cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:4.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/27

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Applet2ClassLoader Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7270, CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-2054, CVE-2010-3170, CVE-2010-3173, 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, CVE-2010-3574, CVE-2010-4180, 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, CVE-2010-4476, CVE-2011-0002, CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0815, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873

BID: 40235, 40475, 42817, 43965, 43971, 43979, 43985, 43988, 43992, 43994, 43999, 44009, 44011, 44012, 44013, 44014, 44016, 44017, 44020, 44021, 44023, 44024, 44026, 44027, 44028, 44030, 44032, 44035, 44038, 44040, 45164, 45254, 45791, 46091, 46386, 46387, 46388, 46391, 46393, 46394, 46395, 46397, 46398, 46399, 46400, 46402, 46403, 46404, 46405, 46406, 46407, 46409, 46410, 46411, 48137, 48139, 48142, 48143, 48144, 48145, 48147, 48148, 48149

VMSA: 2011-0013

IAVA: 2011-A-0160, 2011-A-0173