RedHat: RHSA-2022-6355:01 Important: open-vm-tools security update ...
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: open-vm-tools security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2022:6355-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:6355
Issue date:        2022-09-06
CVE Names:         CVE-2022-31676 
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1. Summary:

An update for open-vm-tools is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8.2 Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.2) - x86_64

3. Description:

The Open Virtual Machine Tools are the open source implementation of the
VMware Tools. They are a set of guest operating system virtualization
components that enhance performance and user experience of virtual
machines.

Security Fix(es):

* open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine
(CVE-2022-31676)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

2118714 - CVE-2022-31676 open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.2):

Source:
open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.src.rpm

x86_64:
open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-test-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-31676
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2022 Red Hat, Inc.
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RedHat: RHSA-2022-6355:01 Important: open-vm-tools security update

An update for open-vm-tools is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Extended Update Support

Summary

The Open Virtual Machine Tools are the open source implementation of the VMware Tools. They are a set of guest operating system virtualization components that enhance performance and user experience of virtual machines.
Security Fix(es):
* open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine (CVE-2022-31676)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changesdescribed in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-31676 https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Package List

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.2):
Source: open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.src.rpm
x86_64: open-vm-tools-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm open-vm-tools-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm open-vm-tools-debugsource-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm open-vm-tools-desktop-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm open-vm-tools-test-debuginfo-11.0.0-4.el8_2.1.x86_64.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

Severity
Advisory ID: RHSA-2022:6355-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:6355
Issued Date: : 2022-09-06
CVE Names: CVE-2022-31676

Topic

An update for open-vm-tools is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux8.2 Extended Update Support.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impactof Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerabilityfrom the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Relevant Releases Architectures

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream EUS (v. 8.2) - x86_64

Bugs Fixed

2118714 - CVE-2022-31676 open-vm-tools: local root privilege escalation in the virtual machine

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