Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Bug Security Linux IT

Denial-of-Service Attack Found In Btrfs File-System 210

Posted by timothy
from the at-that-range-a-hammer-works-too dept.
An anonymous reader writes "It's been found that the Btrfs file-system is vulnerable to a Hash-DOS attack, a denial-of-service attack caused by hash collisions within the file-system. Two DOS attack vectors were uncovered by Pascal Junod that he described as causing astonishing and unexpected success. It's hoped that the security vulnerability will be fixed for the next Linux kernel release." The article points out that these exploits require local access.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Denial-of-Service Attack Found In Btrfs File-System

Comments Filter:

Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.

Working...