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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4263)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4263)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/18/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
08/10/2020

Description

The igb_receive_skb function in drivers/net/igb/igb_main.c in the Intel Gigabit Ethernet (aka igb) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34, when Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and promiscuous mode are enabled but no VLANs are registered, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a VLAN tagged frame.

Solution(s)

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

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