Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 08:20:31 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request -- kernel: xfs: potential buffer overflow in xfs_readlink() On 10/26/2011 05:05 AM, Petr Matousek wrote: > A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel's XFS filesystem implementation > handled links with pathname larger than MAXPATHLEN. When > CONFIG_XFS_DEBUG configuration option was not enabled when compiling > Linux kernel, an attacker able to mount malicious XFS image could use > this flaw to crash the system, or potentially, elevate his privileges > on that system. > > Proposed upstream patch: > http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2011-10/msg00345.html > > References: > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749156 > http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2011-10/msg00345.html > > Thanks, Please use CVE-2011-4077 for this issue. -- -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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