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The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.27 before 188.8.131.52 and 2.6.28 before 184.108.40.206 does not validate the superblock configuration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by attempting to mount a crafted ext4 filesystem.
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This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by
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