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Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:36:44 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- kernel: nfs4_getfacl decoding kernel

On 11/11/2011 09:48 AM, Petr Matousek wrote:
> "nfs4_getfacl decoding causes a kernel Oops when a server returns more
> than 2 GETATTR bitmap words in response to the FATTR4_ACL attribute
> request.
> While the NFS client only asks for one attribute (FATTR4_ACL) in the
> first bitmap word, the NFSv4 protocol allows for the server to return
> unbounded bitmaps (more than two)."
> Upstream commit:
> e5012d1f3861d18c7f3814e757c1c3ab3741dbcd - incomplete, handles only the
> case when 2 words are expected and 3 are returned
> Proposed complete upstream patch:
> Reference:
> Credit: Andy Adamson
> Thanks,
Please use CVE-2011-4132 for this issue.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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