The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux
kernel before 2.6.37-rc7 allows local users to cause a denial of
service (panic) via a zero-length I/O request in a device ioctl to a
SCSI device, related to an unaligned map. NOTE: this vulnerability
exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4163.
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20101129 Re: [PATCH] block: check for proper length of iov entries earlier in blk_rq_map_user_iov()
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