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CVE-2008-4933

Published: 5 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
dapper Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

hardy
Released (2.6.24-22.45)
intrepid
Released (2.6.27-9.19)
upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15-53.74)
gutsy Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)
linux-source-2.6.22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

gutsy
Released (2.6.22-16.60)
hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.28~rc1)