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Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 08:43:12 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Timo Warns <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: kernel: fs/partitions: Corrupted
 GUID partition tables can cause kernel oops

On 04/13/2011 05:53 AM, Timo Warns wrote:
> The Linux kernel automatically evaluates partition tables of storage
> devices. The code for evaluating EFI GUID partitions (in
> fs/partitions/efi.c) contains a bug that causes a kernel oops on certain
> corrupted GUID partition tables.
> A patch is available at

Please use CVE-2011-1577.

main(i) { putchar(182623909 >> (i-1) * 5&31|!!(i<7)<<6) && main(++i); }

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