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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:
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  -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/0e9a9a1ad619e7e987815d20262d36a2f95717ca

Reference:
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  -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=957123

Thank you.
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Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team
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