CVE-2008-3535

2008-08-08T19:41:00
ID CVE-2008-3535
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-10-30T16:25:00

Description

Off-by-one error in the iov_iter_advance function in mm/filemap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain sequence of file I/O operations with readv and writev, as demonstrated by testcases/kernel/fs/ftest/ftest03 from the Linux Test Project.