CVE-2011-3638 Detail

Current Description

fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel before 3.0 does not mark a modified extent as dirty in certain cases of extent splitting, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving ext4 umount and mount operations.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/ChangeLog-3.0 Broken Link 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=667eff35a1f56fa74ce98a0c7c29a40adc1ba4e3 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/24/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747942 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/667eff35a1f56fa74ce98a0c7c29a40adc1ba4e3 Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3638
NVD Published Date:
03/01/2013
NVD Last Modified:
07/31/2020
Source:
MITRE