The ext4_orphan_del function in fs/ext4/namei.c in the Linux kernel
before 3.7.3 does not properly handle orphan-list entries for
non-journal filesystems, which allows physically proximate attackers
to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted filesystem on
removable media, as demonstrated by the e2fsprogs
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130426 Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: ext4: hang during mount(8)
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