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CVE-2008-4934 Detail

Current Description

The hfsplus_block_allocate function in fs/hfsplus/bitmap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 does not check a certain return value from the read_mapping_page function before calling kmap, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted hfsplus filesystem image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/05/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=649f1ee6c705aab644035a7998d7b574193a598a Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0264.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1681 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:234 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0014.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32096 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46327 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11635 Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11635
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11635

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.6.28

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4934
NVD Published Date:
11/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018