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Bug 295652 (CVE-2009-4020) - Kernel: hfs filesystem buffer overflow (CVE-2009-4020)
Summary: Kernel: hfs filesystem buffer overflow (CVE-2009-4020)
Alias: CVE-2009-4020
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <2.6.33] [gp <2.6.31-8] [gp >=...
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-12-04 13:05 UTC by Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 18:47 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-12-04 13:05:34 UTC
Cve pending...
Comment 1 Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-12-04 13:11:12 UTC
@Kernel ->  Please fix this vulnerability in the next release. (2.6.32 is affected)
Comment 2 Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-12-04 14:08:55 UTC
Let's assume this will be fixed in 2.6.33 at least.
Comment 3 Stefan Behte (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2009-12-12 00:58:21 UTC
CVE-2009-4020 (
  Stack-based buffer overflow in the hfs subsystem in the Linux kernel
  2.6.32 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a
  crafted Hierarchical File System (HFS) filesystem, related to the
  hfs_readdir function in fs/hfs/dir.c.