Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2928

The befs_follow_link function in fs/befs/linuxvfs.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1-rc3 does not validate the length attribute of long symlinks, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (incorrect pointer dereference and OOPS) by accessing a long symlink on a malformed Be filesystem.
Vulnerability category: Denial of service
Published 2011-08-29 17:55:01
Updated 2023-02-13 04:32:12
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-2928

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.05%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 14 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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