IBM Layer 2/3 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module firmware update v5.2.12.0 - IBM BladeCenter

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IBM Layer 2/3 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module firmware update

Layer 2/3 GbESM version (Released July 2013)

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  • Underlying TCP sockets would not be returned to the allocated pool when using the Google Chrome browser via HTTPS. This would eventually
    lead to exhaustion of the socket pool, and rejection of subsequent HTTPS connection requests. (68274)
  • Repeated downloads of the the configuration file could cause the TFTP thread to become inoperable. This could later lead to the default gateway going down. (68539)
  • A Security vulnerability existed in IBM Switches which support Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), in that data frames were being flooded out of every port if the destination address was not in the MAC table. (CVE-2013-0570).

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Document id:  MIGR-5092772
Last modified:  2013-08-05
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