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CVE-2009-0747 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/27/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12375 Patch
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=06a279d636734da32bb62dd2f7b0ade666f65d7c
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.19
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.7
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1243.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1749
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-751-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0509 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8585
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9200

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8585
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8585
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9200
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9200

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc9:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0747
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017