CVE Reference: CVE-2011-3191

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CVE-2011-3191

Description:
Integer signedness error in the CIFSFindNext function in fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows remote CIFS servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large length value in a response to a read request for a directory.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/24/2

CONFIRM
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9438fabb73eb48055b58b89fc51e0bc4db22fabd
  http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1


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