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The xattr file system code as backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on 64-bit systems does not properly handle certain offsets which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain actions on an ext3 file system with extended attributes enabled.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11406

The xattr file system code as backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 on 64-bit systems does not properly handle certain offsets which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain actions on an ext3 file system with extended attributes enabled.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0757
Product(s):