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LIN5-13590 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2013-2140

Created: Oct 16, 2013    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Oct 29, 2013
Previous ID: LIN3-15066
Found In Version: 5.0
Fix Version: 5.0.1.9
Severity: Low
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The dispatch_discard_io function in drivers/block/xen-blkback/blkback.c in the Xen blkback implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.10.5 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (data loss) via filesystem write operations on a read-only disk that supports the (1) BLKIF_OP_DISCARD (aka discard or TRIM) or (2) SCSI UNMAP feature.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-2140

Workaround

Unknown

Steps to Reproduce

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