Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:39:10 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE request - Linux kernel: evm: NULL pointer de-reference flaw Hello, Linux kernel built with Extended Verification Module(EVM) and configured properly, is vulnerable to a NULL pointer de-reference flaw, caused by accessing extended attribute routines of sockfs inode object. An unprivileged user/program could use this to crash the kernel, resulting in DoS. Upstream fix: -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/a67adb997419fb53540d4a4f79c6471c60bc69b6 Reference: -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=913266 Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team DB7A 84C5 D3F9 7CD1 B5EB C939 D048 7860 3655 602B
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