Brocade Security Advisory
The NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel before 4.11.3 does not properly validate the layout type when processing the NFSv4 pNFS GETDEVICEINFO or LAYOUTGET operand in a UDP packet from a remote attacker. This type value is uninitialized upon encountering certain error conditions. This value is used as an array index for dereferencing, which leads to an OOPS and eventually a DoS of knfsd and a soft-lockup of the whole system.
Brocade is investigating its product lines to determine which products may be affected by this vulnerability and the impact on each affected product.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade FastIron OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade SLX-OS, Brocade Virtual ADX, and Brocade Workflow Composer are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
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