VMware vSphere product updates address a Cross Site Scripting issue, a certificate validation issue and security vulnerabilities in third-party libraries.
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a. VMware vCSA cross-site scripting vulnerability VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) contains a vulnerability that may allow for Cross Site Scripting. Exploitation of this vulnerability in vCenter Server requires tricking a user to click on a malicious link or to open a malicious web page while they are logged in into vCenter. b. vCenter Server certificate validation issue vCenter Server does not properly validate the presented certificate when establishing a connection to a CIM Server residing on an ESXi host. This may allow for a Man-in-the-middle attack against the CIM service. c. Update to ESXi libxml2 package libxml2 is updated to address multiple security issues. d. Update to ESXi Curl package Curl is updated to address multiple security issues. e. Update to ESXi Python package Python is updated to address multiple security issues. f. vCenter and Update Manager, Oracle JRE 1.6 Update 81 Oracle has documented the CVE identifiers that are addressed in JRE 1.6.0 update 81 in the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory of July 2014.
VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 Prior to Update 3 VMware vCenter Server 5.5 prior to Update 2 VMware vCenter Server 5.1 prior to Update 3 VMware vCenter Server 5.0 prior to Update 3c VMware ESXi 5.1 without patch ESXi510-201412101-SG
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Updated on 2015-03-25
CVE CVE-2013-1752, CVE-2013-2877, CVE-2013-4238, CVE-2014-0015, CVE-2014-0138, CVE-2014-0191, CVE-2014-3797, CVE-2014-8371
CVSS Base Score: 6.4
- VMSA-2013-0016 VMware ESXi and ESX unauthorized file access through vCenter Server and ESX
- VMSA-2014-0001 VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion, ESXi, ESX and vCloud Director address several security issues
- VMSA-2012-0018: VMware security updates for vCSA and ESXi
- VMSA-2014-0002 VMware vSphere updates to third party libraries
- VMSA-2014-0006: VMware product updates address OpenSSL security vulnerabilities