A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.
2.6.39 and prior versions
Linux Kernel GFS2 Allocation Error Lets Local Users Deny Service.
A local user can invoke the gfs2_fallocate() function in 'fs/gfs2/file.c' in certain cases to allocate a non-blksize aligned amount, resulting in an error in subsequent code that requires blksize aligned offsets.
A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Linux has issued a source code fix.