CVE-2008-4933

Published: 05 November 2008

Buffer overflow in the hfsplus_find_cat function in fs/hfsplus/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfsplus filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, related to the hfsplus_cat_build_key_uni function.

From the Ubuntu security team

Eric Sesterhenn discovered multiple flaws in the HFS+ filesystem. If a local user or automated system were tricked into mounting a malicious HFS+ filesystem, the system could crash, leading to a denial of service.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)
Patches:
upstream: efc7ffcb4237f8cb9938909041c4ed38f6e1bf40
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)
linux-source-2.6.22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)