CVE ID: CVE-2013-1210
Release Date: 2013 May 28 00:00 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 May 28 00:00 UTC (GMT)
SummaryA vulnerability in the Cisco Nexus 1000V Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) kernel driver for VMware ESXi could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the ESXi hypervisor to crash, resulting in a purple screen of death (PSOD).
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of STUN protocol packets, which results in a crash of the ESXi hypervisor due to an out of bound array index access. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted STUN packets to a vulnerable VEM. This vulnerability requires that STUN protocol debugging be enabled on the VEM kernel driver for VMware ESXi.
Cisco would like to thank Felix 'FX' Lindner, Recurity Labs GmbH, for reporting this issue to us.
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