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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2022-1b8d3b2845
2022-09-14 00:18:15.239534
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Name        : open-vm-tools
Product     : Fedora 37
Version     : 12.1.0
Release     : 1.fc37
URL         : https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools
Summary     : Open Virtual Machine Tools for virtual machines hosted on VMware
Description :
The open-vm-tools project is an open source implementation of VMware Tools. It
is a suite of open source virtualization utilities and drivers to improve the
functionality, user experience and administration of VMware virtual machines.
This package contains only the core user-space programs and libraries of
open-vm-tools.

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Update Information:

Package new upstream version open-vm-tools-12.1.0-20219665.  ----  Security fix
for CVE-2022-31676
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Sep  8 2022 John Wolfe  - 12.1.0-1
- Package new upstream version open-vm-tools-12.1.0-20219665.
  . fix for CVE-2022-31676 - a local privilege escalation vulnerability.
  . address a number of Coverity reported issues.
- Remove patch 1205-Properly-check-authorization-on-incoming-guestOps-re.patch
  as no longer needed.
* Sun Sep  4 2022 John Wolfe  - 12.0.5-3
- Add patch 1205-Properly-check-authorization-on-incoming-guestOps-re.patch
  to fix CVE-2022-31676 in open-vm-tools 12.0.5 tracked in PR 120976.
- Correct build requirements - replace systemd-rpm-macros with systemd_udev.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2118714 - CVE-2022-31676 open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2118714
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-1b8d3b2845' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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Fedora 37: open-vm-tools 2022-1b8d3b2845

September 13, 2022
Package new upstream version open-vm-tools-12.1.0-20219665

Summary

The open-vm-tools project is an open source implementation of VMware Tools. It

is a suite of open source virtualization utilities and drivers to improve the

functionality, user experience and administration of VMware virtual machines.

This package contains only the core user-space programs and libraries of

open-vm-tools.

Update Information:

Package new upstream version open-vm-tools-12.1.0-20219665. ---- Security fix for CVE-2022-31676

Change Log

* Thu Sep 8 2022 John Wolfe - 12.1.0-1 - Package new upstream version open-vm-tools-12.1.0-20219665. . fix for CVE-2022-31676 - a local privilege escalation vulnerability. . address a number of Coverity reported issues. - Remove patch 1205-Properly-check-authorization-on-incoming-guestOps-re.patch as no longer needed. * Sun Sep 4 2022 John Wolfe - 12.0.5-3 - Add patch 1205-Properly-check-authorization-on-incoming-guestOps-re.patch to fix CVE-2022-31676 in open-vm-tools 12.0.5 tracked in PR 120976. - Correct build requirements - replace systemd-rpm-macros with systemd_udev.

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2118714 - CVE-2022-31676 open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2118714

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2022-1b8d3b2845' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

Severity
Name : open-vm-tools
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 12.1.0
Release : 1.fc37
URL : https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools
Summary : Open Virtual Machine Tools for virtual machines hosted on VMware

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