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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4526)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2010-4526)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Race condition in the sctp_icmp_proto_unreachable function in net/sctp/input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.11-rc2 through 2.6.33 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an ICMP unreachable message to a socket that is already locked by a user, which causes the socket to be freed and triggers list corruption, related to the sctp_wait_for_connect function.

Solution(s)

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

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