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456282: CVE-2008-4307 Kernel BUG() in locks_remove_flock

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the do_setlk function in fs/nfs/file.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors resulting in an interrupted RPC call that leads to a stray FL_POSIX lock, related to improper handling of a race between fcntl and close in the EINTR case.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4307 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:0451 2009-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0473 2009-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0459 2009-04-30
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