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The compat_sys_mount function in fs/compat.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and oops) by mounting a smbfs file system in compatibility mode ("mount -t smbfs").

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The compat_sys_mount function in fs/compat.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and oops) by mounting a smbfs file system in compatibility mode ("mount -t smbfs").

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-7203
Product(s):