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VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-201103405-SG: Updated bzip2 and bzip2-libs RPMs (1032817)

Details

Release date: March 07, 2011

Patch Classification Security
Build Information See KB 1032822 .
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
PRs Fixed 614674
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included bzip2
bzip2-libs
Related CVE numbers CVE-2010-0405

 

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates bzip2 and bzip2-libs RPMs to versions bzip2-1.0.3-6.el5_5 and bzip2-libs-1.0.3-6.el5_5 respectively, which resolves a security issue. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-0405 to this issue. 

Deployment Considerations

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.

 

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