Bug 174338 - CVE-2005-3857 lease printk DoS
Summary: CVE-2005-3857 lease printk DoS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Staubach
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: public=20051113,reported=20051128,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-11-28 10:16 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0140
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-01-19 16:02:02 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch (377 bytes, patch)
2005-12-06 15:23 UTC, Peter Staubach
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0140 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2006-01-19 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2005-11-28 10:16:49 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #174337 +++

CVE-2005-3857 lease DoS
        The time_out_leases function in locks.c for Linux kernel
        before 2.6.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service
        (kernel log message consumption) by causing a large number of
        broken leases, which is recorded to the log using the printk

fix (remove printk):


Listing as moderate, but may be updated to important based on kernel team

Comment 1 Peter Staubach 2005-12-06 15:23:44 UTC
Created attachment 121911 [details]
Proposed patch

Comment 3 Ernie Petrides 2006-01-11 23:35:31 UTC
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 E7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.0.1.EL).

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-01-19 16:02:03 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


Comment 7 Ernie Petrides 2006-01-20 23:31:23 UTC
A fix for this problem has also been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-39.EL).

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