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Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 16:01:12 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: gfs2: rename cases kernel

Please use CVE-2010-2798



----- "Eugene Teo" <> wrote:

> The problem was in the way the gfs2 directory code was trying to
> re-use
> sentinel directory entries. A local, unprivileged user on a gfs2
> mounted 
> directory can trigger this issue, resulting in a NULL pointer
> dereference.
> Introduced in upstream commit 71b86f56 (v2.6.19-rc1), and fixed in 
> commit 728a756b.
> Thanks, Eugene
> -- 
> main(i) { putchar(182623909 >> (i-1) * 5&31|!!(i<7)<<6) && main(++i);
> }

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