Bug 957123 (CVE-2013-2015)

Summary: CVE-2013-2015 Kernel: ext4: hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan list
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Prasad Pandit <ppandit>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, anton, bhu, davej, dhoward, esammons, fhrbata, fs-maint, gansalmon, iboverma, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, jonathan, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, mcressma, npajkovs, plougher, pmatouse, qguo, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, rwheeler, williams
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2013-06-26 14:02:58 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 957145, 957146, 957147, 957148, 957149, 957150    
Bug Blocks: 904373    

Description Prasad Pandit 2013-04-26 11:58:13 UTC
Linux kernel built with an Ext4 file system is vulnerable to a system hang
situation when [auto]mounting a non-journal filesystem with an orphan list
to clear.

A user could use this flaw to stall the system resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:
 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/0e9a9a1ad619e7e987815d20262d36a2f95717ca

Comment 1 Prasad Pandit 2013-04-26 12:58:28 UTC

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 9 Prasad Pandit 2013-04-28 09:13:21 UTC
CVE-2013-2015 was assigned to this issue.
 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/26/16