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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200910403-SG: Updates Web Access (1013126)

Details

Release Date: October 16, 2009

Download Size:  
51 MB
Download Filename:
ESX350-200910403-SG.zip
md5sum:
0e90be5bd6aa986dc2356563e809a54f
 



Product Versions ESX 3.5
Build 199239
Patch Classification Security
Supersedes ESX350-200803215-UG
ESX350-200806217-UG
ESX350-200806404-SG
ESX350-200808217-UG
ESX350-200810215-UG
ESX350-200903223-UG
Requires ESX350-200910402-BG
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot Required No
Host Reboot Required No
PRs Fixed 332163, 358653
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software Apache Tomcat server, JRE
RPMs Included VMware-webCenter-esx
Related CVE Numbers
CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947, CVE-2008-2370,
CVE-2008-2086, CVE-2008-5347, CVE-2008-5348,
CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351,
CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354,
CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358,
CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360, CVE-2008-5339,
CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5344, CVE-2008-5345,
CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341,
CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5355, CVE-2009-1093,
CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096,
CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099,
CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102,
CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105,
CVE-2009-1106, and CVE-2009-1107

Solution

Summary

This patch updates the following:

  • WebAccess component Tomcat server to 5.5.27. This update addresses multiple security issues that exist in the earlier releases of the Tomcat server.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-1232, CVE-2008-1947, and CVE-2008-2370 to the issues addressed by Tomcat 5.5.27. For more information on these security vulnerabilities, refer to the Apache Tomcat 5.x Vulnerabilities page at http://tomcat.apache.org/security-5.html.

  • WebAccess component JRE to 1.5.0_18. This update addresses multiple security issues that existed in the previous versions of JRE.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in JRE 1.5.0_17:
CVE-2008-2086, CVE-2008-5347, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360, CVE-2008-5339, CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5344, CVE-2008-5345, CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341, CVE-2008-5343, and CVE-2008-5355.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in JRE 1.5.0_18:
CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102, CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105, CVE-2009-1106, and CVE-2009-1107.

Deployment Considerations

After applying this patch, customers have to restart the Web Access service by running the /etc/init.d/vmware-webAccess restart command.

Patch Download and Installation

See the vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 3.5 hosts.

To update ESX 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.

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