Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) 4.0(4) SV1(1) through
SV1(3b), as used in VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 and ESXi 4.0 and 4.1, does
not properly handle dropped packets, which allows guest OS users to
cause a denial of service (ESX or ESXi host OS crash) by sending an
802.1Q tagged packet over an access vEthernet port, aka Cisco Bug ID
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BUGTRAQ:20110208 VMSA-2011-0002 Cisco Nexus 1000V VEM updates address denial of service in VMware ESX/ESXi
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