CVE Reference: CVE-2009-4308

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CVE-2009-4308

Description:
The ext4_decode_error function in fs/ext4/super.c in the ext4 filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference), and possibly have unspecified other impact, via a crafted read-only filesystem that lacks a journal.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00005.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00000.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA37658
  Secunia Advisory: SA38017
  Secunia Advisory: SA38276
  Secunia Advisory: SA43315

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0147.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11103

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005

CONFIRM
  http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=78f1ddbb498283c2445c11b0dfa666424c301803

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded


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