The hfsplus_block_allocate function in fs/hfsplus/bitmap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 does not check a certain return value from the read_mapping_page function before calling kmap, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted hfsplus filesystem image.
Published 2008-11-05 15:00:15
Updated 2018-11-02 13:47:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-4934

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-4934
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2008-4934 1,834
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4934

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4934

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4934

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-4934

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