VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 7/25/15

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 App Volumes
VMware App Volumes log analysis tools and log analysis examples (2126475)
Date Published: 7/24/2015
VMware App Volumes log files, log analysis tools, and log analysis examples (2125908)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware ESXi
Disabling VAAI ATS heartbeat using Host Profiles and Auto-Deploy (2123928)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
While performing a test failover in VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.8 virtual machine Power On task fails with Error : Operation timed out: 1020 seconds (2125902)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Emulex lpfc native driver stuck on abort handling with timeout (2125904)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Servers/Systems used with Riverbed SteelFusion Edge Hyper converged Solution (Partner Support) (2125627)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware EVO:RAIL
Locating VMware EVO:RAIL Release 1.2.1 Release Notes and downloads (2125254)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware Horizon DaaS
Horizon DaaS/Air – Convert to Gold Pattern process fails with a timeout error for Windows OS (2126179)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
CVE-2015-0204 : FREAK Attack in Chargeback Manager 2.6 and 2.7 (2123548)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vCenter Server
After replacing the VMware vCenter Server certificates in VMware vSphere 6.0, the VMware vSphere Auto Deploy solution user fails to log in (2123631)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Configuring email alert for vCenter Server alarm (2123925)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Using foreign key (FK) constraint checker script to detect potential cause of orphan data existence in the vCenter Server SQL database causing the VMware Virtual Center Server to fail to start (2124695)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
vCenter Server 6.0 fails to display the node count within the environment for a user (2124899)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Installing or Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 fails with the error: Unable to get port number for mssql provider (2125492)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Local users created in VMware vCenter Single Sign-On 6.0 fail to log in after modifying the maximum lifetime value for password expiration (2125495)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
After updating Mozilla Firefox to Version 39 or later, vSphere Web Client Integration Plugin 6.0 no longer functions (2125623)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Deploying vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 in a HA Configuration (2091683)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Users with restricted permissions are unable to view advanced performance data charts in VMware vCenter Server 6.0 (2123566)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Upgrading a vCenter Server protected by vCenter Server Heartbeat to vCenter Server 6.0 (2123927)
Date Published: 7/20/2015
Accessing a virtual machine console using the vSphere Web Client in vCenter Server 6.0 fails (2126280)
Date Published: 7/24/2015

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Reviewing and Managing Local and Global Permissions in the vCenter Server 6.0 (2123931)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
Attempting to change the IP address of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 fails with the error: IPv4 configuration for nic0 of this node cannot be edited post deployment (2124422)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
The vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 HTML Installer gives the error: Failed to read from file: vmware-vcsa (2125737)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
Increasing the disk space for the vCenter Server Appliance in vSphere 6.0 (2126276)
Date Published: 7/24/2015
Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance to 6.0 fails with the error: Error during upgrade: Guest operation Initiate File Transfer From Guest (2125629)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
IP customization silently fails in Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 guests when running a test failover in VMware Site Recovery Manager (2125178)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCloud Air
Copying a virtual machine to the VMware On-Demand Cloud using VMware vCloud Connector fails when the disk provisioning is set to Thick Provision Eager Zeroed and the UDT protocol is employed (2124602)
Date Published: 7/21/2015

VMware vCloud Automation Center
Provisioning multiplevirtual machines in the VMware vRealize Automation with external workflows fails with Timeout on signal errors (2116936)
Date Published: 7/22/2015
VMware vRealize Orchestrator and NSX for vSphere 6.x plug-in compatibility with vRealize Automation 6.1.x (2126258)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
VMware vRealize Automation vCenter Server Proxy Agent stops without errors indicated (2126265)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vCloud Director
Calling the SSOConnection SDK reports the exception: Client received SOAP Fault from server: The time now does not fall in the request lifetime interval extended with clock tolerance of 600000 ms (2125193)
Date Published: 7/21/2015
After deploying a vApp from VMware vCloud Director guest operating system customization does not initiate (2126439)
Date Published: 7/24/2015

VMware vCloud Director for Service Provider
The VMware vCloud Director 5.6.4 service fails to start after upgrade with the error: Could not instantiate class [com.vmware.vcloud.logging.CustomPatternLayout] (2114462)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vRealize Automation
Renaming a VMware vSphere Cluster used in a VMware vRealize Automation environment (2114494)
Date Published: 7/20/2015

VMware vRealize Operations Manager
Restarting VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x fails with a Waiting for Analytics message in the Admin UI (2114663)
Date Published: 7/23/2015
VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 displays the critical alert: FSDB file corrupted for resourceInternalId (2126139)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

VMware vSphere Data Protection
Asia/Rangoon timezone is not available in VMware vSphere Data Protection 6.0 (2125513)
Date Published: 7/23/2015

Vía VMware Knowledge Base Digest http://bit.ly/1DJx5lp


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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 7/18/15

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 7/11/15

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[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2015-0005 “VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows updates address a host privilege escalation vulnerability”

VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows updates address a host privilege escalation vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID: VMSA-2015-0005
Synopsis: VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows updates address a host privilege escalation vulnerability
Issue date: 2015-07-09
Updated on: 2015-07-09 (Initial Advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2015-3650
1. Summary
VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows updates address a host privilege escalation vulnerability.
2. Relevant Releases
VMware Workstation for Windows 11.x prior to version 11.1.1
VMware Workstation for Windows 10.x prior to version 10.0.7
VMware Player for Windows 7.x prior to version 7.1.1
VMware Player for Windows 6.x prior to version 6.0.7
VMware Horizon Client for Windows (with Local Mode Option) prior to version 5.4.2
3. Problem Description
a. VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows host privilege escalation vulnerability.VMware Workstation, Player and Horizon View Client for Windows do not set a discretionary access control list (DACL) for one of their processes. This may allow a local attacker to elevate their privileges and execute code in the security context of the affected process.

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VMware Support Alert – ALERT: When removing CPU from VM configuration hard disks and nic are removed

VMware has become aware of situation whereby hard disks and/or nics may be removed from a virtual machine when reconfiguring VM workflows in vRealize Automation.

We have identified two distinct scenarios where this might happen and so have create two separate KB articles. Please familiarize yourself with both articles so that you can avoid these situations.

  1. When performing reconfigure operations in multiple browser tabs In VMware vRealize Automation, the hard disks and NICs are removed unexpectedly (2124198)
  2. In VMware vRealize Automation, the hard disks are removed unexpectedly when reconfiguring a virtual machine that has RDM disks (2124657)

Any updates to this information will be made in the KB articles themselves. The Additional Information section details how to receive these updates.


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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 7/4/15

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[Security-announce] UPDATE : VMSA-2015-0003.9 – VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE.

VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE

VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID: VMSA-2015-0003.9
Synopsis: VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
Issue date: 2015-04-02
Updated on: 2015-07-02
CVE numbers: CVE-2014-6593, for other CVEs see JRE reference
1. Summary
VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE.

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 6/27/15

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VMware KB Digest – New KB articles published for week ending 6/20/15

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VMware Support Alert – ALERT: Support for Leap Seconds in VMware Products

The world’s next leap second adjustment is scheduled for 30th of June 2015 at 23:59:60 UTC.

System administrators need to be aware that this may cause issues on NTP synchronized devices and operating systems. For information on Leap Second and its impact on VMware products, please review the KB article-

Support for Leap Seconds in VMware Products (2115818)

 


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