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

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13086

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in elf/dl-object.c in certain modified versions of the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) including glibc-2.5-49.el5_5.6 and glibc-2.12-1.7.el6_0.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted dynamic shared object (DSO) in a subdirectory of the current working directory during execution of a (1) setuid or (2) setgid program that has $ORIGIN in (a) RPATH or (b) RUNPATH within the program itself or a referenced library. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-3847.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.1
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-0536
Product(s):