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Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:19:14 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Xi Wang <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: xfs heap overflow

On 01/10/2012 11:57 AM, Xi Wang wrote:
> Commit ef14f0c1578dce4b688726eb2603e50b62d6665a introduced an integer
> overflow in the ACL handling code, which could further lead to
> heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted filesystem.
> Upstream commits:
> Both commits are needed to fix the vulnerability.
> The vulnerability seems to first appear in 2.6.32-rc1.  3.2 contains
> only the first commit.
> - xi
Do you need a CVE for this?


-- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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