In the Lustre file system before 2.12.3, the mdt module has an out-of-bounds access and panic due to the lack of validation for specific fields of packets sent by a client. mdt_file_secctx_unpack does not validate the value of name_size derived from req_capsule_get_size.
CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write
Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.