The cifs_create function in fs/cifs/dir.c in the Linux kernel 22.214.171.124
and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL
pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other
impact via a NULL nameidata (aka nd) field in a POSIX file-creation
request to a server that supports UNIX extensions.
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MLIST:[linux-cifs-client] 20100402 [patch] skip posix open if nameidata is null
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