Buffer overflow in the VFAT filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a VFAT write operation on a filesystem with the utf8 mount option, which is not properly handled during UTF-8 to UTF-16 conversion.
Publish Date : 2013-02-28 Last Update Date : 2014-01-27
(There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
(There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
(There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
(Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privileges
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