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CVE-2011-3638 at MITRE

Description

fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel before 3.0 does not mark a modified extent as dirty in certain cases of extent splitting, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving ext4 umount and mount operations.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 726045

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