The sctp_packet_config function in net/sctp/output.c in the Linux
kernel before 188.8.131.52 performs extraneous initializations of packet
data structures, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (panic) via a certain sequence of SCTP traffic.
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BUGTRAQ:20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
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