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Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 11:29:20 +0000
From: John Haxby <>
Subject: Re: Local DoS: Linux Kernel EXT4 Memory Corruption /
 SLAB-Out-of-Bounds Read

On 03/02/17 05:52, Wade Mealing wrote:
> Mounting a crafted EXT4 image read-only leads to a memory corruption and
> SLAB-Out-of-Bounds Reads (according to KASAN).  Since the mounting
> procedure is a privileged operation, an attacker is probably not able
> to trigger this vulnerability on the commandline.
> Instead the automatic mounting feature of the GUI via a crafted
> USB-device is required.
> From full disclosure at:
> If it has been assigned elsewhere, I am unable to see it.

The bugzilla link from the above isn't accessible.  Are we missing any
useful information?


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