CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2007-11-08
Bugzilla: 372701: CVE-2007-5904 Buffer overflow in CIFS VFS


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via long SMB responses that trigger the overflows in the SendReceive function.

Find out more about CVE-2007-5904 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0167 March 14, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0089 January 23, 2008

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