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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0747

Original release date: 02/27/2009
Last revised: 01/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ext4_isize function in fs/ext4/ext4.h in the Linux kernel 2.6.27 before 2.6.27.19 and 2.6.28 before 2.6.28.7 uses the i_size_high structure member during operations on arbitrary types of files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and error-message flood) by attempting to mount a crafted ext4 filesystem.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/02/2009)
This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1243.html

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34394
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37471
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.7
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8585
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36562
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1243
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-751-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.19
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12375
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0509
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9200
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=06a279d636734da32bb62dd2f7b0ade666f65d7c
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1749
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8585
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9200
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.6
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)