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Bug 467370 (CVE-2013-2015) - Kernel : ext4: hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan list (CVE-2013-2015)
Summary: Kernel : ext4: hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan list (C...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2013-2015
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
URL: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....
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Reported: 2013-04-26 17:49 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-12-07 04:16 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-04-26 17:49:21 UTC
From ${URL} :

Linux kernel built with an Ext4 file system is vulnerable to a system hang
situation when [auto]mounting a non-journal filesystem with an orphan list
to clear.

A user could use this flaw to stall the system resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:
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 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/0e9a9a1ad619e7e987815d20262d36a2f95717ca