CVE-2008-5025

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Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2008-10-15
Bugzilla:
470769: CVE-2008-5025 kernel: hfs: fix namelength memory corruption

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the hfs_cat_find_brec function in fs/hfs/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 hfs filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, a related issue to CVE-2008-4933.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5025 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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