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VMSA-2022-0004: ESXi slow HTTP POST denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2021-22050)

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VMSA-2022-0004: ESXi slow HTTP POST denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2021-22050)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/16/2022
Created
09/12/2022
Added
09/12/2022
Modified
09/12/2022

Description

ESXi contains a slow HTTP POST denial-of-service vulnerability in rhttpproxy. A malicious actor with network access to ESXi may exploit this issue to create a denial-of-service condition by overwhelming rhttpproxy service with multiple requests.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-19092475

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