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VMware kernel eCryptfs vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169

fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a readlink call that results in an error leading to use of a -1 return value as an array index.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0269
Product(s):