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ELSA-2013-0807 Low: Oracle Linux hypervkvpd security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2013-0807 Low: Oracle Linux hypervkvpd security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.8-rc1, allows local users to cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a crafted application that sends a Netlink message. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2012-2669.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-hypervkvpd

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