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VMSA-2011-0010 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12853

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.12.2 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call aka a "stack extension attack" a related issue to CVE-2010-2898 CVE-2010-1917 and CVE-2007-4782 as originally reported for use of this library by Google Chrome.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.1
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1071
Product(s):