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VMSA-2013-0015: Update to ESX service console kernel (CVE-2012-2372)

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VMSA-2013-0015: Update to ESX service console kernel (CVE-2012-2372)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/22/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2013
Modified
01/21/2015

Description

The rds_ib_xmit function in net/rds/ib_send.c in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel 3.7.4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON and kernel panic) by establishing an RDS connection with the source IP address equal to the IPoIB interface's own IP address, as demonstrated by rds-ping.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-1363503

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