VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Service Console


a. ESX third party update for Service Console kernelThe ESX Service Console Operating System (COS) kernel is updated to kernel-2.6.18-274.3.1.el5 to fix multiple security issues in the COS kernel.The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2011-0726, CVE-2011-1078, CVE-2011-1079, CVE-2011-1080, CVE-2011-1093, CVE-2011-1163, CVE-2011-1166, CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495, CVE-2011-1577, CVE-2011-1763, CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-0695, CVE-2011-0711, CVE-2011-1044, CVE-2011-1182, CVE-2011-1573, CVE-2011-1576, CVE-2011-1593, CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-1746, CVE-2011-1776, CVE-2011-1936, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-2213, CVE-2011-2492, CVE-2011-1780, CVE-2011-2525, CVE-2011-2689, CVE-2011-2482, CVE-2011-2491, CVE-2011-2495, CVE-2011-2517, CVE-2011-2519, CVE-2011-2901 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.

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
esx ESX410-201201401-SG
esx see VMSA-2012-0006
esx ESX410-201201402-SG
esx ESX400-201203403-SG
esx ESX410-201201404-SG
esx ESX400-201203401-SG
esx ESX410-201201406-SG
esx ESX400-201203405-SG
esx ESX410-201201407-SG
esx ESX400-201203404-SG
esx ESX410-201201405-SG
esx ESX400-201203402-SG
esxi ESXi500-201203101-SG
esxi ESXi410-201201401-SG
esxi ESXi400-201203401-SG
esxi 3.5