The ext4_isize function in fs/ext4/ext4.h in the Linux kernel 2.6.27 before 184.108.40.206 and 2.6.28 before 220.127.116.11 uses the i_size_high structure member during operations on arbitrary types of files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and error-message flood) by attempting to mount a crafted ext4 filesystem.
Publish Date : 2009-02-27 Last Update Date : 2013-01-22
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