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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-3876)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-3876)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/03/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to read copies of the applicable structures.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-480973
  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-502767

References

  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-480973
  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-502767

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