DescriptionThe mbcache feature in the ext2 and ext4 filesystem implementations in the Linux kernel before 4.6 mishandles xattr block caching, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) via filesystem operations in environments that use many attributes, as demonstrated by Ceph and Samba.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||kernel-source||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS||kernel-source||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||kernel-source||Affected|