Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 13:27:42 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> Subject: Re: CVE requests: kernel: hfsplus-related bugs Eugene Teo wrote: > These were committed in upstream kernel. Reported by Eric Sesterhenn. > > 1) hfsplus: fix Buffer overflow with a corrupted image > Upstream commit: efc7ffcb4237f8cb9938909041c4ed38f6e1bf40 > > When an hfsplus image gets corrupted it might happen that the catalog > namelength field gets b0rked. If we mount such an image the memcpy() in > hfsplus_cat_build_key_uni() writes more than the 255 that fit in the > name field. Depending on the size of the overwritten data, we either > only get memory corruption or also trigger an oops. There's an equivalent bug for hfs. The upstream commit is d38b7aa. We will need a CVE name for this too. Greg, I don't recall seeing this in -stable kernel. FYI. Thanks, Eugene
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