The cifs_close function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel before
2.6.39 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact by
setting the O_DIRECT flag during an attempt to open a file on a CIFS
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MLIST:[linux-cifs] 20110405 Re: Repeatable crash in 2.6.38 related to O_DIRECT
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