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Cent OS: CVE-2009-4021: CESA-2010:0046 (kernel)

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Cent OS: CVE-2009-4021: CESA-2010:0046 (kernel)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/25/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The fuse_direct_io function in fs/fuse/file.c in the fuse subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and OOPS) via vectors possibly related to a memory-consumption attack.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel

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