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Bug 198997 (CVE-2007-5904) - Kernel <= 2.6.23 CIFS VFS buffer overflows (CVE-2007-5904)
Summary: Kernel <= 2.6.23 CIFS VFS buffer overflows (CVE-2007-5904)
Alias: CVE-2007-5904
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux < 2.6.24][genpatches < 2.6.24-1]
: 199032 199227 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-11-12 23:42 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-05 03:12 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-11-12 23:42:26 UTC
CVE-2007-5904 (
  Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier
  allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly
  execute arbitrary code via long SMB responses that trigger the overflows in
  the SendReceive function.
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-11-13 12:20:37 UTC
*** Bug 199032 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-11-15 11:48:34 UTC
*** Bug 199227 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***