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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201008412-SG: Updates perl (1026137)
Release Date: September 1, 2010
Summaries and Symptoms
The service console RPM for Perl is updated to perl-5.8.0-101.EL3. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1168 and CVE-2010-1447 to these issues.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.
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 without 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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