CVE-ID

CVE-2015-8952

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The mbcache feature in the ext2 and ext4 filesystem implementations in the Linux kernel before 4.6 mishandles xattr block caching, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) via filesystem operations in environments that use many attributes, as demonstrated by Ceph and Samba.
References
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Assigning CNA
N/A
Date Entry Created
20160825 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20160825)
Votes (Legacy)
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.