[Security-announce] UPDATE: VMSA-2016-0005.2 – VMware product updates address critical and important security issues

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[Security-announce] UPDATED VMSA-2016-0005.1 VMware product updates address critical and important security issues


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[Security-announce] UPDATED VMSA-2015-0007.5 – VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues


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[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2016-0006 VMware vCenter Server updates address an important cross-site scripting issue

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 5/21/16

In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support.

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VMware ESXi
vMotion or Storage vMotion of a virtual machine fails with error: The migration has exceeded the maximum switchover time of 100 second(s) (2141355)
Date Published: 5/19/2016
vMotion of a virtual machine fails with the error: Timed out waiting for migration data. (2143834)
Date Published: 5/19/2016
ESXi host is no longer manageable by vCenter Server after upgrade (2144838)
Date Published: 5/16/2016
Determining the installation date of an ESXi host (2144905)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
VMware Products Eligible for SSLv3 Disablement with vSphere 5.1 (2145484)
Date Published: 5/19/2016
vm-support command line utility causes esxcfg.conf locked and host to hung (2144983)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
Removing the disk from a virtual machine in vCenter Server fails with the error: Cannot remove the disk as one or more snapshot disk depends on (2145406)
Date Published: 5/16/2016
ESXi 6.0 host becomes unresponsive in vCenter Server  (2144947)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
Virtual Machines using large pages can temporarily become unresponsive after vMotion (2144984)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware EVO:RAIL
Adding a second EVO:RAIL appliance fails with the error: Unable to log into ESXi hosts with this password. Please try again (2144946)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
VMware Tools show status of Current even though tools image are replaced with newer version (2145464)
Date Published: 5/19/2016

VMware NSX Transformer
Enabling Distributed Firewall on KVM impacts connection handling performance (2145463)
Date Published: 5/20/2016
Edge node issues in VMware NSX Transformer 1.0.x (2145195)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware vCenter Operations for Horizon View
Broker Agent fails to connect Connection Server in VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon view (2145412)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware vCenter Server
How to preform common tasks in the vSphere Web Client (2145397)
Date Published: 5/18/2016
Users take long time to login  when Primary LDAP or Authentication Server is down  (2145422)
Date Published: 5/16/2016
Disabling JMX listener ports for vCenter Server (Windows) (2145343)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Upgrading vCenter Server 5.1 Update 3 to 5.5 fails with an error: BAD REQUEST: Cannot execute [‘/opt/vmware/vpostgres/1.0/bin/psql (2142954)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
Customizing description and message of the day in vCenter Server Appliance (2145338)
Date Published: 5/19/2016

VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
The VMware Heartbeat service stops running on the working node  (2144729)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
vCenter Server addresses are not listed as possible targets when installing Site Recovery Manager (2145520)
Date Published: 5/18/2016

VMware vCloud Director
Mixed content security warning appears when accessing the vCloud Director Web UI (2144806)
Date Published: 5/16/2016

VMware vCloud Networking and Security
Adding or editing a Segment ID fails with the error: An attempt is made to access data in an empty result (2145446)
Date Published: 5/17/2016

VMware View
On-screen keyboard of windows does not work with Asian languages in VMware View desktops (2145481)
Date Published: 5/18/2016

VMware vRealize Automation
Blueprint requests become stuck with “In Progress” state after updating certificates in VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 (2144068)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
VMware vRealize Orchestrator endpoint data collections fail with null pointer exception on VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.0 (2145044)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
Application Services deployments fail in an upgraded VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 environment (2145451)
Date Published: 5/17/2016
Jenkins task execution fails with no output or reports incorrect test count in vRealize Code Stream (2145461)
Date Published: 5/18/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Locating a Certificate Thumbprint for an Endpoint Operations Management Agent (2142973)
Date Published: 5/19/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
End Point Operations Agent is not collecting data in vRealize Operations Manager 6.2.0a or 6.2.1 (2145357)
Date Published: 5/18/2016

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance
VMware Products Eligible for SSLv3 Disablement with vSphere 5.0 (2145488)
Date Published: 5/19/2016

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[Security-announce] NEW: VMSA-2016-0005 – VMware product updates address critical and important security issues

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 5/14/16

In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support.

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Virtual Disk Development Kit
Accessing the thin unallocated disk fails with the error: Failed to open new LUN LVID (2145341)
Date Published: 5/11/2016

VMware App Volumes
View Agent fails to restart on Windows Server 2012 R2 RDSH Application Server when assigning an AppStack (2144998)
Date Published: 5/11/2016
Unable to add vCenter to VMware App Volumes 3.0 (2144883)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
The text in the Administration Console appears blurry when accessed from Windows (2145320)
Date Published: 5/12/2016

VMware ESXi
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201605001 (2136186)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201605401-BG: Updates esx-base, vsanhealth, vsan VIBs (2144685)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Upgrading Virtual SAN On-Disk Format from 2.5 to 3.0 with only one Disk Group per Host in a Stretched Cluster Fails with the error: Out of resources to complete the operation (2144944)
Date Published: 5/9/2016
After upgrading to ESXi 6.0 Update 2, accessing the Host Client UI fails with error: 503 Service Unavailable (2144962)
Date Published: 5/10/2016
vMotion of a virtual machine fails with the error: The vMotion failed because the destination host did not receive data from the source host on the vMotion network (2145068)
Date Published: 5/10/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160504001-standard (2145070)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi-6.0.0-20160504001-no-tools (2145071)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Virtual machines with NVIDIA GPU profiles take a long time to power off (2145349)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Setting an ESXi password fails with the Error: Weak password: based on a dictionary word and not a passphrase (2145366)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Implement vSphere Metro Storage Cluster using Hitachi Storage Cluster for VMware vSphere, featuring Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1000/Gx00 (2145375)
Date Published: 5/9/2016
Generating ESXi log bundle from vCenter Server times out with the error: Operation timed out (2145398)
Date Published: 5/11/2016

VMware Horizon 6
Using the Horizon View Event Database to obtain Last Unique Login for All Users (2144913)
Date Published: 5/11/2016
Printers delete on logoff when using ThinPrint with View Agent 6.2.x (2145017)
Date Published: 5/11/2016
Location Based Printing is not set as default printer in Windows 10 desktop. (2145395)
Date Published: 5/10/2016

VMware Horizon View Client
Garbled characters are printed using ThinPrint (2145386)
Date Published: 5/13/2016

VMware Identity Manager
Login to VMware Identity Manager fails with error: Please contact your IT Administrator (2145045)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Change existing VMware-KDC configuration on VMware Identity Manager (2145046)
Date Published: 5/13/2016

VMware Integrated OpenStack
Creating a volume from a Glance Image using a paraVirtual scsi adapter fails (2145356)
Date Published: 5/13/2016
Image deployed with a flavor of the same size as the source image disk fails with invalid parameter (2145418)
Date Published: 5/13/2016

VMware Mirage
MongoDB shows down in the web management console (2144948)
Date Published: 5/11/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
Encryption, Compression, Keyexchange and Message Authentication support for NSX Manager backup with SFTP server (2144600)
Date Published: 5/10/2016
NSX Service Deployment displays as Failed with the status: Error while doing IP configuration (2145376)
Date Published: 5/11/2016

VMware vCenter Server
How to recover a missing or deleted Undo tablespace in the vCenter Server Oracle Database (2122393)
Date Published: 5/12/2016
Datastores appear empty or with invalid content in vCenter Server datastore browser (2144645)
Date Published: 5/13/2016

VMware Virtual SAN
Understanding Virtual SAN on-disk formating versions (2145267)
Date Published: 5/9/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Importing a custom policy fails with the error:Policy import failed in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 (2145282)
Date Published: 5/12/2016

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 5/7/16

In our effort to provide our viewers with up to the minute information on VMware related news and topics, we’re posting the following list of new KB Entries for this week, direct from VMware Support.

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Not Specified
Single Sign-On to Pearson VUE : Manage Exam Option to Schedule/Re-schedule Exam (2145254)
Date Published: 5/4/2016

VMware ESX
End of General Support for vSphere 5.0 and vSphere 5.1 (2145103)
Date Published: 5/5/2016

VMware ESXi
Areca SMI-S CIM Provider installation Information (2145299)
Date Published: 5/2/2016
ESXi host disconnects from vCenter Server with the error message: Error interacting with configuration file /etc/vmware/lunTimestamps.log (2145106)
Date Published: 5/6/2016

VMware Horizon Client
With 2 or more monitors connected to Horizon Client for Windows 4.0.0+, View desktop on ESX 6.0 U2 crashes with BSOD (2144851)
Date Published: 5/2/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
Product offerings for VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.x (2145269)
Date Published: 5/2/2016
NSX Editions Fulfillment (2145080)
Date Published: 5/3/2016

VMware vCenter Server
Enabling vmomi logging in VMware vCenter Server (2145326)
Date Published: 5/4/2016
vCenter server service stops and crashed on an Oracle database with the ODBC error: ORA-22275: invalid LOB locator specified  (2145276)
Date Published: 5/5/2016
vCenter server Oracle database with the ODBC error: (HY000) – [Oracle][ODBC][Ora]ORA-12592: TNS:bad packet (2145279)
Date Published: 5/5/2016

VMware vCloud Director
Uploading OVA or OVF fails in vCloud Director (2145330)
Date Published: 5/4/2016
Issues with non-English US keyboard layouts with WebMKS Consoles in VMware vCloud Director (2145111)
Date Published: 5/5/2016

VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider
Uploading vApp templates to catalog fails in vCloud Director for Serivce Providers 5.6.5  (2144690)
Date Published: 5/3/2016
Upgrading from vCloud Director 5.5 to vCloud Director for Service Providers fails (2145140)
Date Published: 5/4/2016

VMware Virtual SAN
Virtual SAN Upgrade Requirements (2145248)
Date Published: 5/4/2016

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Standard
vRealize Business for Cloud 7.0.1 Express Patch Release (2145122)
Date Published: 5/3/2016

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager
Collection opeartion in VMware vRealize Configuration Manager fails (2144985)
Date Published: 5/3/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Uninstalling a Solution or Management Pack from VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2145118)
Date Published: 5/4/2016

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 4/30/16

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My VMware
Buying VMware Products from VMware Online Store using Purchase Order (PO) as payment method (2145303)
Date Published: 4/28/2016

VMware App Volumes
Unable to save Identity Record when setting up  VMware App Volumes 3.0 (2144891)
Date Published: 4/26/2016

VMware ESXi
Upgrading to ESXi 5.5 Update 3a and upgrading hardware version, virtual machine fails to power on with the error: Could not open/create change tracking file (2143990)
Date Published: 4/29/2016
ESXi 5.5 or 6.0 host disconnects from vCenter Server with the syslog.log error: Unable to allocate memory (2144799)
Date Published: 4/28/2016
Deploying a Metro Storage Cluster across two sites using HUAWEI OceanStor V3 HyperMetro and VMware vSphere (2145073)
Date Published: 4/29/2016
Known limitations of the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v4 series with ESXi 5.5 Update 3b and 6.0 Update 1b or later (2145290)
Date Published: 4/26/2016

VMware Horizon
Conflict between power-on operation of a virtual machine, initiated from View connection server and due to failover by vSphere (2145256)
Date Published: 4/25/2016

VMware Horizon DaaS
Enabling SSH and permitting root login in VMware View/Daas Access Point. (2145265)
Date Published: 4/25/2016

VMware Horizon Workspace
VMware Identity Manager Cloud Application Catalog Location Changed (2145312)
Date Published: 4/30/2016

VMware NSX for Multi-Hypervisor
Packet reordering in NSX for Multi-Hypervisor (2145301)
Date Published: 4/29/2016

VMware NSX for vSphere
Restarting NSX Manager virtual machine fails in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x (2145197)
Date Published: 4/29/2016

VMware vCenter Log Insight
Log Insight virtual appliance becomes unresponsive during quiesced snapshots (2144951)
Date Published: 4/25/2016

VMware vCenter Server
vCenter Server 5.5 and 6.0 scheduled tasks run one week after scheduled time (2144888)
Date Published: 4/27/2016
Connecting to the VDP appliance in vSphere Data Protection 6.1.1 and 6.1.2 fails (2145236)
Date Published: 4/25/2016
Performing multiple guest operations simultaneoulsy on a virtual machine fails with the error: InvalidState (2145245)
Date Published: 4/29/2016
vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-Virtual SAN enabled ESXi hosts displays the message: Retrieve a ticket to register the Virtual SAN VASA Provider (2145308)
Date Published: 4/29/2016

VMware vCloud Connector
Locating the vCloud Connector Node and Cloud Address in vCloud Air (2145307)
Date Published: 4/29/2016

VMware vRealize Code Stream
Enabling vRealize Code Stream on a vRealize Automation system in HA mode might fail (2145084)
Date Published: 4/27/2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Receiving scheduled email reports from an account which is deleted in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 and later (2144980)
Date Published: 4/26/2016
Alert Notifications configured with multiple email addresses does not work in VMware vRealize Operations Manager (2145115)
Date Published: 4/26/2016
Receiving scheduled email reports from an account which is deleted in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x (2142273)
Date Published: 4/26/2016

VMware Workstation
Unable to Upgrade VMware Workstation (2145285)
Date Published: 4/29/2016

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UPDATE: VMSA-2015-0007.4 – VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues

VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues.

VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID: VMSA-2015-0007.4
Synopsis: VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues.
Issue date: 2015-10-01
Updated on: 2016-04-27
CVE numbers: CVE-2015-5177 CVE-2015-2342 CVE-2015-1047
1. Summary

VMware vCenter and ESXi updates address critical security issues.

NOTE: See section 3.b for a critical update on an incomplete fix for the JMX RMI issue.

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