VMware Security Updates

Number: AV17-079
Date: 08 June 2017

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a security advisory released by VMware.

Assessment

VMware has released product updates addressing security issues for VMware vSphere Data Protection.

Affected Products:
vSphere Data Protection Versions:  5.5.x; 5.8.x; 6.0.x; 6.1.x

CVE Reference: CVE-2017-4914, CVE-2017-4917

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released updates on affected platforms accordingly.

References

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0010.html

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
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