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494275: CVE-2009-1439 kernel: cifs: memory overwrite when saving nativeFileSystem field during mount

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1439 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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-2009:1081 2009-06-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1106 2009-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1211 2009-08-13
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