|Description||mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8, when strict overcommit is enabled and CONFIG_SECURITY is disabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1643.|
|References||CONFIRM: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1b79cd04fab80be61dcd2732e2423aafde9a4c1c |
MLIST:[oss-security] 20100527 Re: CVE request - kernel: nfsd: fix vm overcommit crash
|Votes||None (candidate not yet proposed)|
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