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469631: CVE-2008-4933 kernel: hfsplus: fix Buffer overflow with a corrupted image

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the hfsplus_find_cat function in fs/hfsplus/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfsplus filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, related to the hfsplus_cat_build_key_uni function.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4933 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0014 2009-01-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0264 2009-02-10
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