VMware ESX 4.1, Patch ESX410-201101226-SG: Updates glibc packages (1031330)
|Product Versions||ESX 4.1|
|Build||For build information, see KB 1029353.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|VIBs Included||glibc, glibc-common, and nscd|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2010-3847 and CVE-2010-3856|
Summaries and Symptoms
In this release, the service console glibc, glibc-common, and nscd RPMs are updated to glibc-2.5-34.4909.vmw, glibc-common-2.5-34.4909.vmw, and nscd-2.5-34.4909.vmw respectively to resolve multiple security issues. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3847 and CVE-2010-3856 to these issues addressed in this update.
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 4.1 hosts.
To update ESX 4.1 hosts without using Update Manager, download the patch ZIP file from http://support.vmware.com/selfsupport/download/ and install the bulletin by using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4.1 Patch Management Guide.