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VMSA-2012-0018: Update to ESX glibc package (CVE-2009-5029)

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VMSA-2012-0018: Update to ESX glibc package (CVE-2009-5029)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2013
Modified
09/29/2014

Description

Integer overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi50-upgrade-912577
  • vmware-esxi51-upgrade-911593

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