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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The afs_linux_lock function in afs/LINUX/osi_vnodeops.c in the kernel module in OpenAFS 1.4.14, 1.4.12, 1.4.7, and possibly other versions does not properly handle errors, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via unknown vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

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