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VMSA-2021-0002: OpenSLP heap-overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-21974)

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VMSA-2021-0002: OpenSLP heap-overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-21974)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2021
Created
02/25/2021
Added
02/24/2021
Modified
03/08/2021

Description

OpenSLP as used in ESXi (7.0 before ESXi70U1c-17325551, 6.7 before ESXi670-202102401-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202102101-SG) has a heap-overflow vulnerability. A malicious actor residing within the same network segment as ESXi who has access to port 427 may be able to trigger the heap-overflow issue in OpenSLP service resulting in remote code execution.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-17477841
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-17499825
  • vmware-esxi70-upgrade-17325551

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