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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0748

Original release date: 02/27/2009
Last revised: 01/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (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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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.19
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36562
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1243
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3316
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-751-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8526
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.7
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0509
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12371
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1749
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34394
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 52203
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4ec110281379826c5cf6ed14735e47027c3c5765
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10683
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37471

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10683
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8526
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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