|Bugzilla:||998401: CVE-2013-4247 kernel: cifs: off-by-one bug in build_unc_path_to_root|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Off-by-one error in the build_unc_path_to_root function in fs/cifs/connect.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a DFS share mount operation that triggers use of an unexpected DFS referral name length.
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.
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|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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