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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-9b1a1023ac
2023-09-20 01:05:47.010936
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Name        : open-vm-tools
Product     : Fedora 37
Version     : 12.3.0
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 of open-vm-tools-12.3.0-22234872. Security fix for
CVE-2023-20900, CVE-2023-20867
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Sep  9 2023 John Wolfe  - 12.3.0-1
- Package new upstream version of open-vm-tools-12.3.0-22234872.
  - Fix for CVE-2023-20900 - a SAML token signature bypass vulnerability.
  - Fix for CVE-2023-20867 - an Authentication Bypass vulnerability.
  - Linux quiesced snapshots have been updated to avoid intermittent hangs
    of the vmtoolsd process.
    - File systems prefrozen by custom quiescing scripts must be listed on the
      "excludedFileSystems" setting in the "vmbackup" section of the tools.conf
      file.
    - A tools.conf configuration setting is available to temporaily direct
      Linux quiesced snaphots to restore pre open-vm-tools 12.2.0 behavior
      of ignoring file systems already frozen.
  - A number of Coverity reported issues have been addressed.
  - A number of GitHub issues and pull requests have been handled.
* Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering  - 12.1.5-4
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
* Thu Jan 19 2023 Fedora Release Engineering  - 12.1.5-3
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_38_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2215553 - CVE-2023-20867 open-vm-tools: authentication bypass vulnerability in the vgauth module [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2215553
  [ 2 ] Bug #2236578 - TRIAGE-CVE-2023-20900 open-vm-tools: SAML token signature bypass [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2236578
  [ 3 ] Bug #2236603 - open-vm-tools version 12.3.0 has been released - please rebase
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2236603
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-9b1a1023ac' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

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Fedora 37: open-vm-tools 2023-9b1a1023ac

September 20, 2023
Package new upstream version of open-vm-tools-12.3.0-22234872

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 of open-vm-tools-12.3.0-22234872. Security fix for CVE-2023-20900, CVE-2023-20867

Change Log

* Sat Sep 9 2023 John Wolfe - 12.3.0-1 - Package new upstream version of open-vm-tools-12.3.0-22234872. - Fix for CVE-2023-20900 - a SAML token signature bypass vulnerability. - Fix for CVE-2023-20867 - an Authentication Bypass vulnerability. - Linux quiesced snapshots have been updated to avoid intermittent hangs of the vmtoolsd process. - File systems prefrozen by custom quiescing scripts must be listed on the "excludedFileSystems" setting in the "vmbackup" section of the tools.conf file. - A tools.conf configuration setting is available to temporaily direct Linux quiesced snaphots to restore pre open-vm-tools 12.2.0 behavior of ignoring file systems already frozen. - A number of Coverity reported issues have been addressed. - A number of GitHub issues and pull requests have been handled. * Thu Jul 20 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 12.1.5-4 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild * Thu Jan 19 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 12.1.5-3 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_38_Mass_Rebuild

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2215553 - CVE-2023-20867 open-vm-tools: authentication bypass vulnerability in the vgauth module [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2215553 [ 2 ] Bug #2236578 - TRIAGE-CVE-2023-20900 open-vm-tools: SAML token signature bypass [fedora-all] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2236578 [ 3 ] Bug #2236603 - open-vm-tools version 12.3.0 has been released - please rebase https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2236603

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-9b1a1023ac' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

Severity
Name : open-vm-tools
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 12.3.0
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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