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Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 15:01:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: validate size of EFI GUID
 partition entries

----- Original Message -----
> The kernel automatically evaluates partition tables of storage
> devices.
> The code for evaluating GUID partitions (in fs/partitions/efi.c)
> contains a bug that can cause a kernel heap overflow on certain
> corrupted GUID partition tables.

Please use CVE-2011-1776



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