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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel Buffer Overflow in CIFS nativeFileSystem Field Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022160
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022160
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1439   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 4 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.6.29 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote server can send a Tree Connect response with a specially crafted nativeFileSystem value in response to an SMB mount request to overwrite memory on the target system and cause the target system to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'fs/cifs/connect.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.29.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=15bd8021d870d2c4fbf8c16578d72d03cfddd3a7

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 3 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Buffer Overflow in CIFS nativeFileSystem Field Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.1.3.
Jun 16 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Buffer Overflow in CIFS nativeFileSystem Field Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Aug 13 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Buffer Overflow in CIFS nativeFileSystem Field Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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