The befs_follow_link function in fs/befs/linuxvfs.c in the Linux
kernel before 3.1-rc3 does not validate the length attribute of long
symlinks, which allows local users to cause a denial of service
(incorrect pointer dereference and OOPS) by accessing a long symlink
on a malformed Be filesystem.
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BUGTRAQ:20110819 [PRE-SA-2011-06] Linux kernel: ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference for long symlinks in Be FS
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