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Date: Wed,  3 Jun 2015 14:02:41 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ppandit@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request Linux kernel: udf: information leakage when reading symlink

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> Linux kernel built with the UDF file system(CONFIG_UDF_FS) support is
> vulnerable to an information leakage issue. It could occur while reading
> symlink information from corrupted/malicious udf file system image.
> 
> An unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.
> 
> Upstream fix:
> -------------
>    -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/0e5cc9a40ada6046e6bc3bdfcd0c0d7e4b706b14

This seems to be about constructing a new string without checking
whether there is space for the characters as well as the '\0' at the
end. Use CVE-2014-9731.

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