VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200904407-SG: Security Update to BIND (1010132)
Release Date: April 29, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
Fixes the following security issue in the service console:
- A flaw in the way BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) checks the return value of the OpenSSL DSA_do_verify function. A malicious zone might present a malformed DSA certificate and bypass proper certificate validation, allowing spoofing attacks on systems using DNSSEC. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-0025 to this issue.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts.
To update ESX Server 3.5 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_35.html and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.