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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4158)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4158)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/30/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not check whether a certain memory location has been initialized before executing a (1) BPF_S_LD_MEM or (2) BPF_S_LDX_MEM instruction, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted socket filter.

Solution(s)

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

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