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Linux Kernel 'drivers/firewire/ohci.c' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7376

drivers/firewire/ohci.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-git9 when packet-per-buffer mode is used allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unknown other impact via an unspecified ioctl associated with receiving an ISO packet that contains zero in the payload-length field.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-4138
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