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VMSA-2012-0001: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2011-1093)

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VMSA-2012-0001: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2011-1093)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/18/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2012
Modified
09/29/2014

Description

The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not properly handle packets for a CLOSED endpoint, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending a DCCP-Close packet followed by a DCCP-Reset packet.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-582267

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