CVE-2011-2689 Detail

Current Description

The gfs2_fallocate function in fs/gfs2/file.c in the Linux kernel before 3.0-rc1 does not ensure that the size of a chunk allocation is a multiple of the block size, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) by arranging for all resource groups to have too little free space.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6905d9e4dda6112f007e9090bca80507da158e63 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139447903326211&w=2 Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1065.html Third Party Advisory 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025776 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/testing/ChangeLog-3.0-rc1 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/13/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48677 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720861 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/68557 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2689
NVD Published Date:
07/28/2011
NVD Last Modified:
07/31/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.