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Bug 294531 (CVE-2009-4021) - Kernel: prevent fuse_put_request on invalid pointer (CVE-2009-4021)
Summary: Kernel: prevent fuse_put_request on invalid pointer (CVE-2009-4021)
Alias: CVE-2009-4021
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <] [gp <2.6.31-7]
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Reported: 2009-11-25 07:54 UTC by Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 18:45 UTC (History)
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Description Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-11-25 07:54:48 UTC
CVE pending...
Comment 1 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-11-26 08:26:02 UTC
CVE-2009-4021 (
  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.