Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 15:38:49 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE request: Linux kernel: xfs: _xfs_buf_find NULL pointer dereference 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
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