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VMware kernel parse_tag_11_packet function vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8246

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parse_tag_11_packet function in fs/ecryptfs/keystore.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving a crafted eCryptfs file related to not ensuring that the key signature length in a Tag 11 packet is compatible with the key signature buffer size.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2406
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