CVE-2011-4132

Published: 18 November 2011

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."

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was found in the Journaling Block Device (JBD). A local attacker able to mount ext3 or ext4 file systems could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
Patches:
upstream: 8762202dd0d6e46854f786bdb6fb3780a1625efe
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2~rc1)