VMSA-2014-0004 : VMware product updates address OpenSSL security vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 73851
SynopsisThe remote VMware ESXi host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Descriptiona. Information Disclosure vulnerability in OpenSSL third-party library
The OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl-1.0.1g to resolve multiple security issues.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2014-0076 and CVE-2014-0160 to these issues.
CVE-2014-0160 is known as the Heartbleed issue. More information on this issue may be found in the reference section.
To remediate the issue for products that have updated versions or patches available, perform these steps:
* Deploy the VMware product update or product patches
* Replace certificates per the product-specific documentation
* Reset passwords per the product-specific documentation
Section 4 lists product-specific references to installation instructions and certificate management documentation.
SolutionApply the missing patches.