Upstream information

CVE-2005-0757 at MITRE


The xattr file system code, as backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on 64-bit systems, does not properly handle certain offsets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain actions on an ext3 file system with extended attributes enabled.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 84581 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:06:54 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022