Public Date:
622928: CVE-2010-2811 vdsm: SSL accept() blocks on a non-blocking Connection

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Virtual Desktop Server Manager (VDSM) in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2 does not properly accept TCP connections for SSL sessions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via crafted SSL traffic.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2811 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 5.5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.9
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV Agents (VDSM) (vdsm22) RHSA-2010:0628 2010-08-19
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0622 2010-08-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 5.5 vdsm22 Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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