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Service Console update for COS kernel

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11427

Linux kernel 2.6.28 allows local users to cause a denial of service ("soft lockup" and process loss) via a large number of sendmsg function calls which does not block during AF_UNIX garbage collection and triggers an OOM condition a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-5029.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5300
Product(s):