Race condition in the find_keyring_by_name function in
security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.34-rc5 and earlier
allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and
system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl
session commands that trigger access to a dead keyring that is
undergoing deletion by the key_cleanup function.
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BUGTRAQ:20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
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