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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4161)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4161)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/30/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The udp_queue_rcv_skb function in net/ipv4/udp.c in a certain Red Hat build of the Linux kernel 2.6.18 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) by sending UDP traffic to a socket that has a crafted socket filter, a related issue to CVE-2010-4158.

Solution(s)

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

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