The rds_page_copy_user function in net/rds/page.c in the Reliable
Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel
before 2.6.36 does not properly validate addresses obtained from user
space, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted use of
the sendmsg and recvmsg system calls.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when
the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not
necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was
discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly
disclosed, or updated in CVE.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security