Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:18:35 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...nel.sg> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: CVE request: kernel: NFS DoS related to "automount" symlinks fix LOOKUP_FOLLOW on automount "symlinks" "Make sure that automount "symlinks" are followed regardless of LOOKUP_FOLLOW; it should have no effect on them." Upstream commit: http://git.kernel.org/linus/ac278a9c505092dd82077a2446af8f9fc0d9c095 Note: + * This is a temporary kludge to deal with "automount" symlinks; proper + * solution is to trigger them on follow_mount(), so that do_lookup() + * would DTRT. To be killed before 2.6.34-final. This affects kernels version 2.6.18 onwards. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567813 Thanks, Eugene
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