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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      Last Modified:  02/27/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0748
Original release date:
02/27/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12371 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12371
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4ec110281379826c5cf6ed14735e47027c3c5765 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source CONFIRM http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.7
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1243.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1243
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1749 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1749
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-751-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-751-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0509 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0509
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10683 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10683
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8526 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8526

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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