The setup_cifs_sb function in fs/cifs/connect.c in the Linux kernel
before 2.6.39 does not properly handle DFS referrals, which allows
remote CIFS servers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by
placing a referral at the root of a share.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20110914 Re: CVE request -- kernel: cifs: always do is_path_accessible check in cifs_mount
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