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VMSA-2011-0012: ESXi and ESX update to third party component glibc (CVE-2011-0536)

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VMSA-2011-0012: ESXi and ESX update to third party component glibc (CVE-2011-0536)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/20/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in elf/dl-object.c in certain modified versions of the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6), including glibc-2.5-49.el5_5.6 and glibc-2.12-1.7.el6_0.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted dynamic shared object (DSO) in a subdirectory of the current working directory during execution of a (1) setuid or (2) setgid program that has $ORIGIN in (a) RPATH or (b) RUNPATH within the program itself or a referenced library. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-3847.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx40-upgrade-480973
  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-502767
  • vmware-esxi40-upgrade-480973
  • vmware-esxi41-upgrade-502767
  • vmware-esxi50-upgrade-515841

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