The NFS implementation in Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 calls certain functions without properly initializing certain data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and O_DIRECT oops), as demonstrated using diotest4 from LTP.
Publish Date : 2012-01-27 Last Update Date : 2012-04-16
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if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.