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

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 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 4. 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 5. 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 - -------------------------------------------------------------------- 6. 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. - -------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. 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: * security-announce at lists.vmware.com * bugtraq at securityfocus.com * full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk 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. 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