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VMSA-2008-0009.2: Security update (CVE-2008-0948)

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VMSA-2008-0009.2: Security update (CVE-2008-0948)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/19/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/19/2010
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Buffer overflow in the RPC library (lib/rpc/rpc_dtablesize.c) used by libgssrpc and kadmind in MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) 1.2.2, and probably other versions before 1.3, when running on systems whose unistd.h does not define the FD_SETSIZE macro, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering a large number of open file descriptors.

Solution(s)

  • apply-esx-3_5-patch-esx350-200805507-sg

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