Bug 788260 - CVE-2011-4086 kernel: jbd2: unmapped buffer with _Unwritten or _Delay flags set can lead to DoS [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2011-4086 kernel: jbd2: unmapped buffer with _Unwritten or _Delay flags s...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 15
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2011-4086
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Reported: 2012-02-07 21:56 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2012-02-11 22:02 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel-
Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2012-02-10 22:00:07 UTC
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Description Petr Matousek 2012-02-07 21:56:14 UTC
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Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2012-02-08 00:15:02 UTC
This is mostly fixed in all Fedora branches, as commit 
4e96b2dbbf1d7e81f22047a50f862555a6cb87cb resolved the issue and went into the 3.2 kernel release.  However, Eric posted a follow up patch to fix the root of the problem here:


That can be applied to all branches.

Comment 2 Josh Boyer 2012-02-08 13:48:43 UTC
The above patch has been applied to all Fedora branches.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-02-09 03:02:40 UTC
kernel- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-02-09 04:15:55 UTC
kernel-3.2.5-3.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-02-10 00:54:42 UTC
Package kernel-3.2.5-3.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-3.2.5-3.fc16'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-02-10 22:00:07 UTC
kernel-3.2.5-3.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-02-11 22:02:52 UTC
kernel- has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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