CVE-2011-4324

MEDIUM

Description

The encode_share_access function in fs/nfs/nfs4xdr.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) by using the mknod system call with a pathname on an NFSv4 filesystem.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=dc0b027dfadfcb8a5504f7d8052754bf8d501ab9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/06/3

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=755440

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/dc0b027dfadfcb8a5504f7d8052754bf8d501ab9

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-21

Updated: 2012-06-22

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