Bug 217007 - (CVE-2006-6058) CVE-2006-6058 minix_bmap denial of service
CVE-2006-6058 minix_bmap denial of service
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Don Howard
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 250623
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Reported: 2006-11-23 00:29 EST by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0672
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-08-08 14:16:37 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0672 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2007-08-08 14:16:35 EDT

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Description Marcel Holtmann 2006-11-23 00:29:05 EST
From MOKB-17-11-2006:


The minix filesystem code fails to properly handle corrupted data structures,
leading to an exploitable denial of service issue when a crafted fs stream is
being mounted.

This also affects 2.4 kernels.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-08 14:16:37 EDT
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.


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