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VMSA-2013-0015: Update to ESX service console kernel (CVE-2013-2234)

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VMSA-2013-0015: Update to ESX service console kernel (CVE-2013-2234)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/04/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2013
Modified
09/30/2014

Description

The (1) key_notify_sa_flush and (2) key_notify_policy_flush functions in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 do not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify interface of an IPSec key_socket.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esx41-upgrade-1363503

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