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Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2012 12:58:39 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>, jack@...e.cz
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Stability fixes in UDF Logical Volume
 Descriptor handling

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On 07/03/2012 07:22 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> People (do not know who) reported to the kernel security team and
> Jan Kara some UDF filesystem crashes.
> 
> Jan Kara did some fixes in the UDF fs and they were committed to
> mainline already, both actual bugfixes and some more sanity 
> checking for hardening.
> 
> Buffer overreads or overwrites would have been possible.
> 
> 
> I think a single CVE is sufficient.

Were they discovered by the same person or different people?

> 
> 
> The two mainline commits: 
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git;a=commitdiff;h=1df2ae31c724e57be9d7ac00d78db8a5dabdd050
>
> 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git;a=commitdiff;h=adee11b2085bee90bd8f4f52123ffb07882d6256
> 
> 
> commit 1df2ae31c724e57be9d7ac00d78db8a5dabdd050 Author: Jan Kara
> <jack@...e.cz> Date:   Wed Jun 27 21:23:07 2012 +0200
> 
> udf: Fortify loading of sparing table
> 
> Add sanity checks when loading sparing table from disk to avoid
> accessing unallocated memory or writing to it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
> 
> commit adee11b2085bee90bd8f4f52123ffb07882d6256 Author: Jan Kara
> <jack@...e.cz> Date:   Wed Jun 27 20:20:22 2012 +0200
> 
> udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupted
> 
> Check provided length of partition table so that (possibly
> maliciously) corrupted partition table cannot cause accessing data
> beyond current buffer.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
> 
> Ciao, Marcus
> 


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993



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