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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2015: CVE-2013-2015 Linux kernel ext4 hang during mount

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2015: CVE-2013-2015 Linux kernel ext4 hang during mount

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/29/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The ext4_orphan_del function in fs/ext4/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.3 does not properly handle orphan-list entries for non-journal filesystems, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted filesystem on removable media, as demonstrated by the e2fsprogs tests/f_orphan_extents_inode/image.gz test.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec

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