Fwd: [VulnWatch] Linux kernel file offset pointer races

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Aug 4 11:45:45 PDT 2004


On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 19:32:57 +0100
Matthew Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 09:49:23 -0600
> Archaic <archaic at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Synopsis:  Linux kernel file offset pointer handling
> > Product:   Linux kernel
> > Version:   2.4 up to to and including 2.4.26, 2.6 up to to and
> >            including 2.6.7

On a related note, there's the TCP option length DoS vulnerability.  A
brief description and a rather trivial looking patch are at
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/Vuln.aspx?ID=28640.

Cheers,

Matt.



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