DescriptionThe fuse_direct_io function in fs/fuse/file.c in the fuse subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and OOPS) via vectors possibly related to a memory-consumption attack.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2009:061, published Mon, 14 Dec 2009 18:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2009:064, published Tue, 22 Dec 2009 18:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2010:001, published Thu, 07 Jan 2010 18:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2010:012, published Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:00:00 +0000
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