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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-2203" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The hfs_find_init function in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and Oops) by mounting an HFS file system with a malformed MDB extent record.
Local Access Required
Loss of Availability
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Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Red Hat has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory in the references section.
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