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Bug 709702 (CVE-2020-8992) - Kernel: ext4_protect_reserved_inode in fs/ext4/block_validity.c allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted journal size (CVE-2020-8992)
Summary: Kernel: ext4_protect_reserved_inode in fs/ext4/block_validity.c allows attack...
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2020-8992
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
URL: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-...
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Reported: 2020-02-15 09:48 UTC by filip ambroz
Modified: 2020-02-15 09:49 UTC (History)
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Description filip ambroz 2020-02-15 09:48:16 UTC
ext4_protect_reserved_inode in fs/ext4/block_validity.c in the Linux kernel through 5.5.3 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) via a crafted journal size

References:
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1236118/
https://osint.geekcq.com/2020/02/14/cve-2020-8992/