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Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 03:36:29 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: xfs: _xfs_buf_find
 NULL pointer dereference

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On 03/05/2013 03:08 AM, P J P wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Linux kernel built with support for XFS file system is vulnerable
> to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. This occurs while accessing
> blocks beyond the end of the file system, possibly on a corrupted
> device.
> 
> A user able to mount the file system could use this flaw to crash
> the kernel, resulting in DoS.
> 
> Upstream fix: ------------- ->
> https://git.kernel.org/linus/eb178619f930fa2ba2348de332a1ff1c66a31424
>
>  Reference: ---------- ->
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=918009
> 
> Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team DB7A
> 84C5 D3F9 7CD1 B5EB  C939 D048 7860 3655 602B

Please use CVE-2013-1819 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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