VMWare ESX and Java ASP Vulns, Akamai Exploit

Sun’s Java Active Server Pages version 4.0.2 contains multiple vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are numerous and could result in a variety of negative consequences; including remote system compromise, bypassing security restrictions, and manipulation of data. Sun has released version 4.0.3 that corrects the issues in 4.0.2.

VMWare ESX server versions 2.x and 3.x are vulnerable to information disclosure, denial of service, and in some cases remote system compromise. All administrators and users of VMWare should consider applying the vendor provided patches to their software. Full details can be found at http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html.

The Akamai download manager contains and input validation error in its’ ActiveX control. This could result in system compromise or a denial of service when a user visits a malicious web page. The vulnerability affects versions and prior. A working exploit has already been released. Update to version, available at http://dlm.tools.akamai.com/tools/upgrade.html

CA Products ActiveX Vuln, VMWare Update Fixes DoS

Multiple CA products containing the DSM ListCtrl ActiveX Control are vulnerable to buffer overflow. Exploit code has been posted to a public area for this issue. This could allow attackers to cause a denial of service or execute code in the context of the user running the browser. Some mitigating factors taken from the original advisory:

” Mitigating Factors: For BrightStor ARCserve Backup for Laptops &
Desktops, only the server installation is affected. Client
installations are not affected. For CA Desktop Management Suite,
Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle, Unicenter Asset Management,
Unicenter Software Delivery and Unicenter Remote Control, only the
Managers and DSM Explorers are affected. Scalability Servers and
Agents are not affected.”

CA has posted an update for the affected software.

VMWare has issued an update for VMWare ESX. This update fixes a vulnerability that could cause a denial of service. Users/Administrators should apply ESX 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 6.

WMWare ESX Multiple Vulns, Novell iPrint Remote Code

VMWare ESX is vulnerable to multiple issues, including the bypassing of security restrictions, system compromise, denial of service, and the disclosure of sensitive information. Currently, VMWare ESX 2.x and 3.x are vulnerable. VMWare has released a patch for this issue, available from www.vmware.com.
Novell iPrint Client is vulnerable to remote exploitation. The vulnerability lies in the active control ienipp.ocx and can be exploited remotely to cause a stack based buffer overflow. This has been confirmed in version 4.26 and 4.32. Novell recommends all users update to version 4.34.