Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:33:51 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE request: Linux kernel: ext4: hang during mount(8) Hi, Linux kernel built with an Ext4 filesystem is vulnerable to a system hang situation. It occurs while [auto]mounting a non-journal filesystem with an orphan list of inodes to clear. A user could use this flaw to stall the kernel resulting in DoS. Upstream fix: ------------- -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/0e9a9a1ad619e7e987815d20262d36a2f95717ca Reference: ---------- -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=957123 Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team DB7A 84C5 D3F9 7CD1 B5EB C939 D048 7860 3655 602B
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