VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-201103404-SG: Updates pam RPM (1032816)
Release date: March 07, 2011
|Build Information||See KB 1032822.|
|Host Reboot Required||Yes|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||Yes|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2010-3435, and CVE-2010-3853|
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch updates the pam RPM to pam_0.99.6.2-3.27.5437.vmw, which resolves multiple security issues with PAM modules. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2010-3435, and CVE-2010-3853 to these issues.
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.