Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 13:32:29 -0800 From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> To: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE requests: kernel: hfsplus-related bugs On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 01:27:42PM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > 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, I've now added it. greg k-h
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