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Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 22:15:05 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl

This was committed in upstream kernel recently.

"[PATCH] nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl

The array we kmalloc() here is not large enough."

Upstream commit:

The array allocated in init_state() is not large enough. It is possible
to write past the end of the allocated memory. This requires NFSv4 to be


Thanks, Eugene
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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