53312 : Linux Kernel fs/nfs/file.c do_setlk Function Race Condition Local DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-01-13

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-4307" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Race condition in the do_setlk function in fs/nfs/file.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors resulting in an interrupted RPC call that leads to a stray FL_POSIX lock, related to improper handling of a race between fcntl and close in the EINTR case.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Availability
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-01-13 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_2

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