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CVE ID:CVE-2010-4251
Description:The socket implementation in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly manage a backlog of received packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by netperf UDP tests.
Test IDs: None available
Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4251
BugTraq ID: 46637
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46637
Bugtraq: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-netdev/2010/3/3/6271093/thread
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397




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