|Description||Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via long SMB responses that trigger the overflows in the SendReceive function.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload, upstream in 2.6.24)
Upstream commit 133672efbc1085f9af990bdc145e1822ea93bcf3