Bug 1618234 (CVE-2006-6054)

Summary: CVE-2006-6054 security flaw
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Stephen Herr <sherr>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:44:23 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:51:39 UTC
MITRE description:

The ext2 file system code in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via an ext2 stream with malformed data structures that triggers an error in the ext2_check_page due to a length that is smaller than the minimum.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:31:07 UTC
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.