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Linux ASN.1 BER kernel buffer overflow

Basic Encoding Rules (BER) is an encoding format in ASN.1 . The linux kernel implementation has a buffer overflow in it allowing a kernel compromise. It affects the CIFS and ip_nat_snmp_basic modules.

Updates available in Linux 2.6.25.5

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Swa Frantzen -- Gorilla Security

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