A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the ASN.1 BER decoder of the cifs and ip_nat_snmp_basic modules when calculating the buffer size. This can be exploited to cause a crash or potentially execute arbitrary code by sending specially crafted BER encoded data to a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 22.214.171.124 of the 2.4 branch and prior to version 126.96.36.199 of the 2.6 branch.
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Subject: Linux Kernel ASN.1 BER Decoding Vulnerability
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