Bug 461101 (CVE-2008-3915)

Summary: CVE-2008-3915 kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Eugene Teo (Security Response) <eteo>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: bhu, jpirko, lgoncalv, williams
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OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2010-12-23 22:38:06 UTC Type: ---
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Comment 1 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-09-04 13:24:18 UTC
Description of problem:
The array allocated in init_state() is not large enough. It is possible to write past the end of the allocated memory.

Comment 4 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-09-04 13:34:11 UTC
Created attachment 315754 [details]
Upstream patch for this issue

Comment 6 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-09-05 04:15:51 UTC
Created attachment 315826 [details]
Proposed backported patch for MRG kernel

Comment 7 Luis Claudio R. Goncalves 2008-09-05 12:02:13 UTC
patch queued for -79

Comment 8 Vincent Danen 2010-12-23 22:38:06 UTC
This was addressed via:

MRG Realtime for RHEL 5 Server (RHSA-2008:0857)