Update to VMware vCenter Server Appliance & NTP Issues

Earlier today I posted “VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5.0 Has An Insecure NTP Server.”¬†One of the reasons I like VMware is that they’re responsive to customer issues. This situation is no different. I just spoke¬†with a few guys involved in VMware security, and this is what I’ve learned. 1. There has been mitigation information available internally to VMware Support/GSS since shortly after the vulnerability was published. If you call VMware Support your best bet is to reference the CVE number, CVE-2013-5211. I have not called VMware Support to confirm this, or to verify that they’re able to properly resolve the issue if you don’t reference the CVE number. In the future I’ll make sure to reference the CVE number if …

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