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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4132

The cleanup_journal_tail function in the Journaling Block Device (JBD) functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion error and kernel oops) via an ext3 or ext4 image with an "invalid log first block value."
Publish Date : 2012-01-27 Last Update Date : 2012-12-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.7
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2011-04-06 2011-11-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-4132 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20114132 unix
ELSA-2012:0007: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23091 unix
ELSA-2012:0350: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23710 unix
RHSA-2012:0007: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120007 unix
RHSA-2012:0007: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21155 unix
RHSA-2012:0350: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120350 unix
RHSA-2012:0350: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21098 unix
VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20683 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-4132

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2011-4132

http://securitytracker.com/id?1026325
SECTRACK 1026325
http://secunia.com/advisories/48898
SECUNIA 48898
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=8762202dd0d6e46854f786bdb6fb3780a1625efe CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/13/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20111113 Re: CVE Request -- kernel: jbd/jbd2: invalid value of first log block leads to oops
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/11/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20111111 CVE Request -- kernel: jbd/jbd2: invalid value of first log block leads to oops
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753341 CONFIRM
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2011/12/08/cve-2011-4132-linux-kernel-jbdjbd2-local-dos/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50663
BID 50663 Linux Kernel 'journal_get_superblock()' Function Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4132

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


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