Linux Kernel HFS Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges.
A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel.
When a specially crafted Hierarchical File System (HFS) file system is mounted, a local user can to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges. The vulnerability resides in the hfs_mac2asc() function.
A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
The vendor has issued a fix. The Linux Kernel