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VMSA-2012-0018 VMware security updates for vCSA and ESXi

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2012-0018
Synopsis: VMware security updates for vCSA and ESXi
Issue date: 2012-12-20
Updated on: 2012-12-20 (initial advisory)
CVE numbers: ------------- vCSA ---------------
CVE-2012-6324, CVE-2012-6325
------------- glibc --------------
CVE-2009-5029, CVE-2009-5064, CVE-2010-0830,
CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2011-4609, CVE-2012-0864,
CVE-2012-3404, CVE-2012-3405, CVE-2012-3406,
CVE-2012-3480


  1. Summary

    VMware has updated vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) and ESX to
    address multiple security vulnerabilities

  2. Relevant releases

    vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 without Patch 1
    vCenter Server Appliance 5.0 without Update 2

    VMware ESXi 5.1 without patch ESXi510-201212101
    VMware ESXi 5.0 without patch ESXi500-201212101

  3. Problem Description

    a. vCenter Server Appliance directory traversal

    The vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) contains a directory
    traversal vulnerability that allows an authenticated
    remote user to retrieve arbitrary files. Exploitation of
    this issue may expose sensitive information stored on the
    server.

    VMware would like to thank Alexander Minozhenko from ERPScan for
    reporting this issue to us.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2012-6324 to this issue.

    Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
    remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
    available.

     VMware          Product   Running  Replace with/
     Product         Version   on       Apply Patch
     ==============  ========  =======  =================
     vCSA            5.1       Linux    vCSA 5.1 Patch 1
     vCSA            5.0       Linux    vCSA 5.0 Update 2
    

    b. vCenter Server Appliance arbitrary file download

    The vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) contains an XML parsing
    vulnerability that allows an authenticated remote user to
    retrieve arbitrary files. Exploitation of this issue may
    expose sensitive information stored on the server.

    VMware would like to thank Alexander Minozhenko from ERPScan for
    reporting this issue to us.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
    has assigned the name CVE-2012-6325 to this issue.

    Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
    remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
    available.

     VMware          Product   Running  Replace with/
     Product         Version   on       Apply Patch
     ==============  ========  =======  =================
     vCSA            5.1       Linux    not affected
     vCSA            5.0       Linux    vCSA 5.0 Update 2
    

c. Update to ESX glibc package

  The ESX glibc package is updated to version glibc-2.5-81.el5_8.1
  to resolve multiple security issues.

  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
  has assigned the names CVE-2009-5029, CVE-2009-5064,
  CVE-2010-0830, CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2011-4609, CVE-2012-0864
  CVE-2012-3404, CVE-2012-3405, CVE-2012-3406 and CVE-2012-3480
  to these issues.

  Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
  remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
  available.

    VMware          Product   Running  Replace with/
    Product         Version   on       Apply Patch
    ==============  ========  =======  =================
    ESXi            5.1       ESXi     ESXi510-201212101
    ESXi            5.0       ESXi     ESXi500-201212101
    ESXi            4.1       ESXi     no patch planned
    ESXi            4.0       ESXi     no patch planned
    ESXi            3.5       ESXi     not applicable

    ESX             any       ESX      not applicable
  1. Solution

    Please review the patch/release notes for your product and
    version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

    ESXi and ESX

    The download for ESXi includes vCenter Server Appliance.

    https://downloads.vmware.com/go/selfsupport-download

    ESXi 5.1
    http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2035775

    ESXi 5.0
    http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2033751

  2. References

    ------------- vCSA ---------------
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-6324
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-6325
    ------------- glibc --------------
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-5029
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-5064
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0830
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1089
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4609
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0864
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3404
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3405
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3406
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3480


  1. Change log

    2012-12-20 VMSA-2012-0018
    Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of
    vSphere 5.1 Patch 1 and vSphere 5.0 Update 2 on 2012-12-20.


  1. Contact

    E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
    http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

    This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

    E-mail: security at vmware.com
    PGP key at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

    VMware Security Advisories
    http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

    VMware security response policy
    http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

    General support life cycle policy
    http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos.html

    VMware Infrastructure support life cycle policy
    http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos_vi.html

    Copyright 2012 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.

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