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ELSA-2009-0014 Important: Enterprise Linux kernel security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2009-0014 Important: Enterprise Linux kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the hfs_cat_find_brec function in fs/hfs/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfs filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, a related issue to CVE-2008-4933.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-hugemem
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-hugemem-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-largesmp
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-largesmp-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-smp-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xenu
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-xenu-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ocfs2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-oracleasm

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