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VMSA-2012-0001: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2011-1576)

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VMSA-2012-0001: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel (CVE-2011-1576)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2012
Modified
09/29/2014

Description

The Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Hypervisor and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted VLAN packets that are processed by the napi_reuse_skb function, leading to (1) a memory leak or (2) memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1478.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-582267

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