CVE-2008-4934

NameCVE-2008-4934
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1681-1, DSA-1687-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze13fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.23etch1highDSA-1687-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.26-11high
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-23etch1highDSA-1687-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7high
linux-2.6.24sourceetch2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7highDSA-1681-1
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.23etch1highDSA-1687-1

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