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The set_fat function in fat.c in dosfstools before 4.0 might allow attackers to corrupt a FAT12 filesystem or cause a denial of service (invalid memory read and crash) by writing an odd number of clusters to the third to last entry on a FAT12 filesystem, which triggers an off-by-two error.

Priority: Low
CVSS v3: 6.2
Publish Date: Jun 3, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Jun 3, 2016

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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