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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4098

The fallocate implementation in the GFS2 filesystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2 relies on the page cache, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service by preallocating blocks in certain situations involving insufficient memory.
Publish Date : 2013-06-08 Last Update Date : 2013-06-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-4098

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 6

- References For CVE-2011-4098

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/64dd153c83743af81f20924c6343652d731eeecb CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.2.bz2 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=64dd153c83743af81f20924c6343652d731eeecb CONFIRM
https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=fadca7bdc43b02f518585d9547019966415cadfd CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/cluster-devel/2011-September/msg00064.html
MLIST [cluster-devel] 20110912 [PATCH] GFS2: rewrite fallocate code to write blocks directly

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4098

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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