#BlackBerry 5.0 SP3 MR5 Released

http://www.blackberry.com/go/serverdownloads

Release Notes: http://docs.blackberry.com/35271

#BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Exchange Software Support Life Cycle

#Exchange #Exchange2010

Interesting, hope you off BES 4.1

Product Name and Version General Availability Support End Date Sales End Date
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0.1 for Microsoft Exchange Available 15-Nov-2011 15-Nov-2011
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0.0 for Microsoft Exchange 04-May-2009 15-Nov-2011 15-Nov-2011
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.7 for Microsoft Exchange 17-Nov-2009 02-Jul-2011 02-Jul-2010
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.6 for Microsoft Exchange 17-Jul-2008 02-Jul-2011 02-Jul-2010
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.5 for Microsoft Exchange 18-Apr-2008 31-Jan-2009 17-Jul-2008
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.4 for Microsoft Exchange 20-Jun-2007 31-Jan-2009 18-Apr-2008

Definitions:

General Availability: The software product is available for download on this date.

Sales End Date Support End Date
Definition The date the full version of the software is no longer available for sale or download from RIM. The full support scope of service is diminished and source code maintenance no longer performed.
Impact to the T-Support Customer No longer able to purchase additional full copies of this version. Replacement copies for Disaster Recovery may be available. Customer with existing contract continues to be supported; all issues are triaged but if the issue reported has been resolved in a current version, customer may be instructed to update the software. Customer may continue to receive hot fixes for Sev 1 and security issues.
Impact to the non T-Support Customer No longer able to purchase additional full copies of this version. Replacement copies for Disaster Recovery may be available. Maintenance Releases (MRs) are no longer available.

http://www.blackberry.com/LifeCycle/external/index.do

Vulnerabilities in BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that process images could allow remote code execution

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Source: http://btsc.webapps.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB27244

Affected Software
The issue affects the following software versions:

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 5.0.1 through 5.0.3 MR2 for Microsoft Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 5.0.1 through 5.0.3 MR2 for IBM Lotus Domino
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.1.7 and version 5.0.1 through 5.0.1 MR3 for Novell GroupWise
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express version 5.0.1 through 5.0.3 for Microsoft Exchange
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express version 5.0.2 and 5.0.3 for IBM Lotus Domino
  • Note: BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0.3 MR3 and later for Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino are not affected.

Issue Severity
These vulnerabilities have a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) score of 10.0 (high severity). See the References section below for the list of issues by CVE issue identifier.

Overview
Vulnerabilities exist in components of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that process PNG and TIFF images for rendering on the BlackBerry smartphone. The BlackBerry® Mobile Data System – Connection Service component processes images on web pages that the BlackBerry® Browser requests. The BlackBerry® Messaging Agent component processes images in email messages. 

High BlackBerrySyncServer.exe CPU utilization after upgrading to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 MR3

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DOH!

Source: http://btsc.webapps.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB27976

Overview
After applying MR3 for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 the CPU utilization of the BlackBerrySyncServer.exe process can spike up to 100%.

Environment

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 MR3
  • DT 1839166

Cause
Changes to BlackBerry Synchronization Service throttling cause more slow sync requests to be scheduled than should be scheduled.

Resolution
This is a previously reported issue that is being investigated by our development team. No resolution time frame is currently available. Back to top

Workaround

  1. Re-install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 to remove all maintenance releases.
  2. Install BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 SP3 MR2.