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An open-vm-tools security update security update has been released for Oracle Linux 7.



ELSA-2023-5217 Important: Oracle Linux 7 open-vm-tools security update


Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2023-5217

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2023-5217.html

The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:

x86_64:
open-vm-tools-11.0.5-3.0.1.el7_9.7.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-desktop-11.0.5-3.0.1.el7_9.7.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-devel-11.0.5-3.0.1.el7_9.7.x86_64.rpm
open-vm-tools-test-11.0.5-3.0.1.el7_9.7.x86_64.rpm

SRPMS:
http://oss.oracle.com/ol7/SRPMS-updates//open-vm-tools-11.0.5-3.0.1.el7_9.7.src.rpm

Related CVEs:

CVE-2023-20900

Description of changes:

[11.0.5-3.0.1]
- fix spaces in vmware udev rule for scsi devices
[Orabug: 24461968]
- Fix vmware udev rule in 99-vmware-scsi-timeout.rules file.
[Orabug: 22815019]
- Increase timeout for scsi devices on VMWare guests by adding a udev rule.
- Created a new file 99-vmware-scsi-timeout.rules
- Modified spec file to install this new file.
[Orabug: 21819156]

[11.0.5-3.el7_9.7]
- ovt-VGAuth-Allow-only-X509-certs-to-verify-the-SAML-toke.patch [RHEL-2413]
- Resolves: RHEL-2413
(CVE-2023-20900 open-vm-tools: SAML token signature bypass [rhel-7.9.z])