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CVE-2009-0748 Detail

Description

The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.27 before 2.6.27.19 and 2.6.28 before 2.6.28.7 does not validate the superblock configuration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) 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=12371 Exploit
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4ec110281379826c5cf6ed14735e47027c3c5765
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/1/507985/100/0/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%3A10683
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8526

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10683
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10683
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8526
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8526

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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-2009-0748
NVD Published Date:
02/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018