CVE-2009-1336

MEDIUM

Description

fs/nfs/client.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does not properly initialize a certain structure member that stores the maximum NFS filename length, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a long filename, related to the encode_lookup function.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=54af3bb543c071769141387a42deaaab5074da55

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0473.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/35011

http://secunia.com/advisories/35015

http://secunia.com/advisories/35160

http://secunia.com/advisories/35324

http://secunia.com/advisories/35656

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1794

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/06/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/17/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1024.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1077.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34390

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022176

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-793-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494074

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10859

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8495

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-04-22

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM