VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-201101404-SG: Updates sudo package (1029421)
Release date: January 04, 2011
|Build Information||See KB 1029426.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2010-2956|
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch updates the sudo package for ESX service console to sudo-1.7.2p1-8.el5_5, which resolves a security issue. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-2956 to this issue.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 4.0 hosts.
To update ESX 4.0 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the patch ZIP file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and install the bulletin using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.