Bug 217018 - CVE-2006-6054 ext2_check_page denial of service
CVE-2006-6054 ext2_check_page denial of service
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eric Sandeen
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-11-23 03:01 EST by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RC
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Last Closed: 2007-02-07 19:53:12 EST
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2006-11-23 03:01:16 EST
From MOKB-12-11-2006:


The ext2 filesystem code fails to properly handle corrupted data structures,
leading to an exploitable denial of service issue when read operation is being
done on a crafted fs stream.
Comment 2 Eric Sandeen 2007-01-02 12:21:45 EST
I have a patch for this in -mm now so fine w/ me for devel ack.  Will post it soon.
Comment 4 Jay Turner 2007-01-04 07:31:31 EST
QE ack for RHEL5.
Comment 5 Jay Turner 2007-01-10 10:51:01 EST
Built into 2.6.18-1.3002.el5.
Comment 7 Don Zickus 2007-01-10 18:53:01 EST
in 2.6.18-1.3002.el5
Comment 8 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-02-07 19:53:12 EST
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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