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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-5025

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

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)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ps3
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae

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