The icmp_send function in net/ipv4/icmp.c in the Linux kernel before
2.6.25, when configured as a router with a REJECT route, does not
properly manage the Protocol Independent Destination Cache (aka DST)
in some situations involving transmission of an ICMP Host Unreachable
message, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(connectivity outage) by sending a large series of packets to many
destination IP addresses within this REJECT route, related to an
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BUGTRAQ:20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
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