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VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-201105404-SG: Updates Intel e1000 device driver (1036402)

Details

Release date: June 02, 2011

Download Size
173KB
Download Filename
ESX350-201105404-SG.zip
md5sum
7403d4a06e2bdb9cdfb5590432f51bf8
 
sha1sum
1700d6175524680b982ca4430cff77b5f7cb15c4
 
Product
ESX 3.5
Build Information
391406
Patch Classification
Security
Supersedes
ESX350-200804406-BG
ESX350-200805514-BG
ESX350-200903221-UG
ESX350-200911214-UG
ESX350-200912402-BG
ESX350-201006404-BG
Requires
ESX350-201012404-BG
ESX350-201012410-BG
ESX350-201105401-SG
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot Required
Yes
Host Reboot Required
Yes
PRs Fixed
636749
Affected Hardware
N/A
Affected Software
N/A
RPMs Included
VMware-esx-drivers-net-e1000
Related CVE numbers
CVE-2009-4536

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch addresses an issue in the e1000 Linux driver for Intel PRO/1000 adapters that allows a remote attacker to bypass packet filters. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-4536 to this issue.

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.

Patch Download and Installation

For information about how to use Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 3.5 hosts, see the vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.
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. See the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.

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