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Re: [oss-security] CVE request: kernel: fs/partitions: validate map_count in mac partition tables

From: Josh Bressers <bressers_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Feb 22 2011 - 20:44:29 GMT
To: oss-security@lists.openwall.com

----- Original Message -----
> Reported by Timo Warns, "Validate number of blocks in map and remove
> redundant variable."
>
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/fa7ea87a057958a8b7926c1a60a3ca6d696328ed
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679282
>

I don't understand the security implication of this bug. Can you explain it?

Thanks.

-- JB