Bug 306911 (CVE-2006-4145) - CVE-2006-4145 UDF truncating issue
Summary: CVE-2006-4145 UDF truncating issue
Alias: CVE-2006-4145
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 202765 202766 202767 202768 247931
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Reported: 2007-09-26 13:18 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2011-09-29 16:49 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-09-29 16:48:35 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0665 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7 2008-07-24 16:41:06 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2007-09-26 13:18:59 UTC
Report from LKML:

UDF has bugs on truncating. When doing:

    dd if=/dev/zero of=aaa bs=1024k count=2 seek=3000

Linux will hang and die.

The current upstream patch needs further work:

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2007-09-26 13:22:36 UTC
Note already fixed in 2.6.18 and didn't affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Comment 3 Joshua Giles 2008-06-25 14:07:32 UTC
Patch Verifed

Comment 17 Kurt Seifried 2011-09-29 16:48:35 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4
Via RHSA-2008:0665 available at https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0665.html

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