Bug 306911 - (CVE-2006-4145) CVE-2006-4145 UDF truncating issue
CVE-2006-4145 UDF truncating issue
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 202765 202766 202767 202768 247931
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Reported: 2007-09-26 09:18 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2011-09-29 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-09-29 12:48:35 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox 2007-09-26 09:18:59 EDT
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 09:22:36 EDT
Note already fixed in 2.6.18 and didn't affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Comment 3 Joshua Giles 2008-06-25 10:07:32 EDT
Patch Verifed
Comment 17 Kurt Seifried 2011-09-29 12:48:35 EDT
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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