The __nfs4_proc_set_acl function in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the Linux
kernel before 2.6.38 stores NFSv4 ACL data in memory that is allocated
by kmalloc but not properly freed, which allows local users to cause a
denial of service (panic) via a crafted attempt to set an ACL.
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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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