Bug 957123 (CVE-2013-2015) - CVE-2013-2015 Kernel: ext4: hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with orphan list
Summary: CVE-2013-2015 Kernel: ext4: hang when mounting non-journal filesystems with o...
Alias: CVE-2013-2015
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 957145 957146 957147 957148 957149 957150
Blocks: 904373
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-04-26 11:58 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-06-26 14:02:58 UTC

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Description Prasad J 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 J 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 J 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

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